About the Authors

Alessandra Di Penta, Iraide Alloza, Koen Vandenbroeck
Neurogenomiks Laboratory, University of Basque Country (UPV/ EHU), Zamudio, Spain

Alessandra Di Penta, Iraide Alloza, Koen Vandenbroeck
Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience, Zamudio, Spain

Asako Chiba, Takashi Yamamura, Sachiko Miyake
Department of Immunology, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Tokyo, Japan

Asako Chiba, Sachiko Miyake
Department of Immunology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Iraide Alloza, Koen Vandenbroeck
IKERBASQUE, Basque Foundation for Science, Bilbao, Spain

Ane Wyssenbach
Neurotek Laboratory, University of Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Zamudio, Spain

Pablo Villoslada
Center of Neuroimmunology, Institute of Biomedical Research August Pi Sunyer (IDIBAPS) – Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Corresponding Author

k.vandenbroeck@ikerbasque.org

Competing Interests

The authors declare that Pablo Villoslada, as one of the co-authors of the manuscript, is a PLOS ONE Editorial Board. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Performed the experiments: AdP AC AW. Analyzed the data: AdP AC IA TY PV SM KV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KV PV SM TY. Wrote the manuscript: AdP AC SM KV. Carried out the microscopy, molecular studies, organotypic cultures, EAE model and performed the statistical analysis: AdP AC. Performed astrocytes cultures: AW. Participated in the design and interpretation of the study: AdP AC IA PV SM TY KV. Read and approved the final manuscript: AdP AC IA AW PV SM TY KV.