About the Authors

Takeshi Sakurai, Hidefumi Mitsuno, Stephan Shuichi Haupt, Ryohei Kanzaki
Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Keiro Uchino, Isao Kobayashi, Hideki Sezutsu, Toshiki Tamura
Transgenic Silkworm Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Japan

Fumio Yokohari
Department of Earth System Science, Faculty of Science, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan

Takaaki Nishioka
Institute for Advanced Biosciences, Keio University, Tsuruoka, Japan

Corresponding Author

kanzaki@rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TS FY TT RK. Performed the experiments: TS HM SSH KU HS. Analyzed the data: TS HM SSH KU HS RK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TN IK. Wrote the paper: TS RK.