About the Authors

Zahra Kadri

Affiliations CEA, Institute of Emerging Diseases and Innovative Therapies, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France, UMR INSERM U.962, University Paris XI, CEA, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France, Département d'Hématologie, INSERM U567, CNRS UMR 8104, Institute Cochin and University Paris V René Descartes, Paris, France

Ritsuko Shimizu

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Center for TARA, ERATO Environmental Response Project, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan

Osamu Ohneda

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Center for TARA, ERATO Environmental Response Project, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan

Leila Maouche-Chretien

Affiliations CEA, Institute of Emerging Diseases and Innovative Therapies, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France, UMR INSERM U.962, University Paris XI, CEA, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France, Département d'Hématologie, INSERM U567, CNRS UMR 8104, Institute Cochin and University Paris V René Descartes, Paris, France

Sylvie Gisselbrecht

Affiliation Département d'Hématologie, INSERM U567, CNRS UMR 8104, Institute Cochin and University Paris V René Descartes, Paris, France

Masayuki Yamamoto

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Center for TARA, ERATO Environmental Response Project, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan

Paul-Henri Romeo

Affiliation Département d'Hématologie, INSERM U567, CNRS UMR 8104, Institute Cochin and University Paris V René Descartes, Paris, France

Philippe Leboulch

Affiliations CEA, Institute of Emerging Diseases and Innovative Therapies, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France, UMR INSERM U.962, University Paris XI, CEA, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France, Genetics Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Stany Chretien

stany.chretien@cea.fr

Affiliations CEA, Institute of Emerging Diseases and Innovative Therapies, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France, UMR INSERM U.962, University Paris XI, CEA, Fontenay-aux-Roses, France, Département d'Hématologie, INSERM U567, CNRS UMR 8104, Institute Cochin and University Paris V René Descartes, Paris, France, Genetics Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: ZK RS OO MY SC. Performed the experiments: ZK RS OO SC. Analyzed the data: ZK LM-C SG MY P-HR PL SC. Wrote the paper: PL SC. Originator of the central hypothesis: SC.