About the Authors

Yohei Watanabe

nabe@biken.osaka-u.ac.jp (YW); Ikuta@biken.osaka-u.ac.jp (KI)

Affiliation Department of Virology, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases (BIKEN), Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

Madiha S. Ibrahim

Address Current address: Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Damanhour University, Damanhour, Egypt

Affiliations Department of Virology, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases (BIKEN), Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Damanhour Branch, Egypt

Hany F. Ellakany

Affiliation Department of Poultry Diseases and Hygiene, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Edfina Branch, Egypt

Norihito Kawashita

Affiliations Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, Genome Information Research Center, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

Rika Mizuike

Affiliation Department of Virology, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases (BIKEN), Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

Hiroaki Hiramatsu

Affiliation Health Scientific Hills, College of Life and Health Sciences, Chubu University, Aichi, Japan

Nogluk Sriwilaijaroen

Affiliations Health Scientific Hills, College of Life and Health Sciences, Chubu University, Aichi, Japan, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University (Rangsit Campus), PathumThani, Thailand

Tatsuya Takagi

Affiliations Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, Genome Information Research Center, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

Yasuo Suzuki

Affiliation Health Scientific Hills, College of Life and Health Sciences, Chubu University, Aichi, Japan

Kazuyoshi Ikuta

nabe@biken.osaka-u.ac.jp (YW); Ikuta@biken.osaka-u.ac.jp (KI)

Affiliation Department of Virology, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases (BIKEN), Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YW KI. Performed the experiments: YW MSI NK RM. Analyzed the data: YW MSI NK RM HH NS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YW MSI HFE NK HH NS TT YS. Wrote the paper: YW YS KI.