About the Authors

Yongbin Chen

Affiliation Department of Developmental Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Noriaki Sasai

Affiliation MRC-National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London, United Kingdom

Guoqiang Ma

Affiliation Department of Developmental Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Tao Yue

Affiliation Department of Developmental Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Jianhang Jia

Affiliation Markey Cancer Center and Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

James Briscoe

Affiliation MRC-National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London, United Kingdom

Jin Jiang

jin.jiang@utsouthwestern.edu

Affiliation Department of Developmental Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, 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: Y Chen, J Briscoe, J Jiang. Performed the experiments: Y Chen, N Sasai, G Ma, T Yue. Analyzed the data: Y Chen, N Sasai, J Briscoe, J Jiang. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: J Jia, T Yue. Wrote the paper: J Jiang, J Briscoe, Y Chen.