About the Authors

Takeshi Nitta, Mariam Nasreen, Takafumi Seike, Atsushi Goji, Izumi Ohigashi, Yousuke Takahama
Division of Experimental Immunology, Institute for Genome Research, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan

Tadaaki Miyazaki
Division of Molecular Immunology, Institute for Genetic Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

Tsutomu Ohta
Medical Genomics Center, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Masamoto Kanno
Department of Immunology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Minami-ku, Hiroshima, Japan

Corresponding Author

takahama@genome.tokushima-u.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

TN and YT conceived and designed the experiments. TN, MN, TS, AG, and IO performed the experiments. TN, MN, and TS analyzed the data. TN, TM, TO, and MK contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. TN and YT wrote the paper.