About the Authors

Piyachat Chansela, Morakot Sroyraya, Napamanee Kornthong, Attakorn Engsusophon, Prasert Sobhon
Faculty of Science, Department of Anatomy, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Piyachat Chansela, Takahiro Hayasaka, Morakot Sroyraya, Mitsutoshi Setou
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, School of Medicine, Hamamatsu University, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan

Naoko Goto-Inoue
Graduate School of Health Promotion Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan

Nobuhiro Zaima
Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Kinki University, Nara, Japan

Montakan Tamtin, Chatchawalee Chaisri
Department of Fisheries, Coastal Aquatic Feed Research Institute, Coastal Fisheries Research and Development Bureau, Petchaburi, Thailand

Corresponding Author

setou@hama-med.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PC N-GI NZ TH. Performed the experiments: PC. Analyzed the data: PC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PS M. Setou. Wrote the paper: PC. Helped design the experiments and acted as technical consultants: NZ TH. Assisted in collecting the specimens, carried out the histological experiment, and provided technical support: M. Sroyraya AE NK. Cultured the shrimp: MT CC. Edited the manuscript and supervised the project: PS M. Setou.