About the Authors

Dan Xu, Toshi Nishimura, Haili Zhang, Ming Zheng, Gary Peltz
Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Toshi Nishimura
Central Institute for Experimental Animals, Kawasaki, Japan

Toshi Nishimura, Sachiko Nishimura
Center for the Advancement of Health and Biosciences, Sunnyvale, California, United States of America

Ying-Ying Guo
Department of Drug Disposition, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Marylin Masek, Sara A. Michie, Jeffrey Glenn
Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford California, United States of America

Marylin Masek, Jeffrey Glenn
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford California, United States of America

Marylin Masek, Sara A. Michie
Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford California, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GP JG YYG. Performed the experiments: DX TN SN HZ MM SM. Analyzed the data: MZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YYG. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: GP. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: GP JG SM YYG. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: DX TN SN HZ MZ YYG MM SM JG GP. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: DX TN SN HZ MZ YYG MM SM JG GP.