About the Authors

Youichi Shinozaki, Koji Sumitomo, Keiichi Torimitsu
NTT Basic Research Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Kanagawa, Japan

Makoto Tsuda, Kazuhide Inoue
Department of Molecular and System Pharmacology, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Schuichi Koizumi
Department of Pharmacology, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine and Engineering, University of Yamanashi, Chuo, Yamanashi, Japan

Corresponding Author

shinozak@will.brl.ntt.co.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

YS, KS, MT, SK, KI, and KT conceived and designed the experiments. YS and KS performed the experiments. YS, KS, MT, SK, KI, and KT analyzed the data. YS, MT, and SK contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. YS wrote the paper.