About the Authors

Rebecca A Wingert

Affiliation Center for Regenerative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Rori Selleck

Affiliation Center for Regenerative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jing Yu

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Huai-Dong Song

Affiliation Shanghai Institute of Hematology, Rui-Jin Hospital, Shanghai Second Medical University, Shanghai, China

Zhu Chen

Affiliation Shanghai Institute of Hematology, Rui-Jin Hospital, Shanghai Second Medical University, Shanghai, China

Anhua Song

Affiliations Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Yi Zhou

Affiliations Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Bernard Thisse

Affiliation Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), Illkirch, France

Christine Thisse

Affiliation Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), Illkirch, France

Andrew P McMahon

Affiliation Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Alan J Davidson

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: ajdavidson@partners.org

Affiliation Center for Regenerative Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

RAW and AJD conceived and designed the experiments. RAW, RS, JY, and AJD performed the experiments. RAW, RS, JY, BT, CT, AM, and AJD analyzed the data. HS, ZC, YZ, BT, and CT contributed reagents and materials. RAW and AJD wrote the paper.