About the Authors

Youn Hee Joung

Affiliation Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology, Konkuk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Eun Joung Lim

Affiliation Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology, Konkuk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Pramod Darvin

Affiliation Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology, Konkuk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

So Chung Chung

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Konkuk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Ju Woong Jang

Affiliation Korea Bone Bank Co, Ltd. Tower-9, 345-30, Gasan-Dong, Geumcheon-Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Kyung Do Park

Affiliation Genomic Informatics Center, Hankyong National University, Anseong, Republic of Korea

Hak Kyo Lee

Affiliation Genomic Informatics Center, Hankyong National University, Anseong, Republic of Korea

Heui Soo Kim

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, Pusan National University, Busan, Republic of Korea

Taekyu Park

Affiliation Department of Biotechnology, College of Biomedical and Health Science, Konkuk University Glocal Campus, Chung-Ju, Republic of Korea

Young Mok Yang

ymyang@ kku.ac.kr

Affiliation Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology, Konkuk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Competing Interests

Ju Woong Jang is employed by Korea Bone Bank Co, Ltd. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YHJ YMY. Performed the experiments: YHJ YMY EJL PD SCC. Analyzed the data: YHJ YMY JWJ KDP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HKL HSK TP. Wrote the paper: YHJ PD YMY.