About the Authors

Koichiro Higasa

Contributed equally to this work with: Koichiro Higasa, Yoji Kukita

Affiliation Division of Genome Analysis, Research Center for Genetic Information, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Yoji Kukita

Contributed equally to this work with: Koichiro Higasa, Yoji Kukita

Affiliation Division of Genome Analysis, Research Center for Genetic Information, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Kiyoko Kato

Affiliation Division of Molecular and Cell Therapeutics, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Norio Wake

Affiliation Division of Molecular and Cell Therapeutics, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Tomoko Tahira

Affiliation Division of Genome Analysis, Research Center for Genetic Information, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Kenshi Hayashi

khayashi@gen.kyushu-u.ac.jp

Affiliation Division of Genome Analysis, Research Center for Genetic Information, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: K Hayashi. Performed the experiments: Y Kukita. Analyzed the data: K Higasa. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: K Kato, N Wake. Wrote the paper: K Higasa, Y Kukita, T Tahira, K Hayashi.