About the Authors

Manabi Fujiwara

fujiwara.manabi.734@m.kyushu-u.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Biology, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan

Takayuki Teramoto

Affiliation Department of Biology, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan

Takeshi Ishihara

Affiliation Department of Biology, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan

Yasumi Ohshima

Affiliation Department of Applied Life Science, Faculty of Biotechnology and Life Science, Sojo University, Ikeda, Kumamoto, Japan

Steven L. McIntire

Affiliation Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, Department of Neurology, Programs in Neuroscience and Biomedical Science, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MF TI YO SLM. Performed the experiments: MF. Analyzed the data: MF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MF TT TI. Wrote the paper: MF TI SLM.