About the Authors

Manabi Fujiwara, Takayuki Teramoto, Takeshi Ishihara
Department of Biology, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University, Hakozaki, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan

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

Steven L. McIntire
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

Corresponding Author

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

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.