About the Authors

Tomoji Mashimo

Contributed equally to this work with: Tomoji Mashimo, Ouadah Hadjebi

Affiliations Département de Biologie du Développement, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, Institute of Laboratory Animals, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Ouadah Hadjebi

Contributed equally to this work with: Tomoji Mashimo, Ouadah Hadjebi

Affiliation Departament de Ciències Fisiològiques II, IDIBELL, Campus de Bellvitge, Universitat de Barcelona, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain

Fabiola Amair-Pinedo

Affiliation Departament de Ciències Fisiològiques II, IDIBELL, Campus de Bellvitge, Universitat de Barcelona, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain

Toshiko Tsurumi

Affiliation Institute of Laboratory Animals, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Francina Langa

Affiliation Département de Biologie du Développement, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Tadao Serikawa

Affiliation Institute of Laboratory Animals, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Constantino Sotelo

Affiliation Cátedra de Neurobiología del Desarrollo “Remedios Caro Almela”, Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante, Universidad Miguel Hernández y CSIC, Alicante, Spain

Jean-Louis Guénet

joseluisrosa@ub.edu (JLR);jlguenet@orange.fr (J-LG)

Affiliation Département de Biologie du Développement, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Jose Luis Rosa

joseluisrosa@ub.edu (JLR);jlguenet@orange.fr (J-LG)

Affiliation Departament de Ciències Fisiològiques II, IDIBELL, Campus de Bellvitge, Universitat de Barcelona, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TM OH TS CS JLG JLR. Performed the experiments: TM OH FAP TT FL CS JLR. Analyzed the data: TM OH FAP TT FL TS CS JLG JLR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TM OH TS CS JLG JLR. Wrote the paper: TM OH FAP CS JLG JLR.