About the Authors

Szu-Ting Chen

Affiliations Department and Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Ren-Shyan Liu

Affiliation Molecular and Genetic Imaging Core, Department of Nuclear Medicine, National Yang-Ming University Medical School and Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Ming-Fang Wu

Affiliation Department and Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

Yi-Ling Lin

Affiliations Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Se-Yi Chen

Affiliations Department of Neurosurgery Surgical, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

David Tat-Wei Tan

Affiliation Molecular and Genetic Imaging Core, Department of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

Teh-Ying Chou

Affiliation Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

I-Shuen Tsai

Affiliation Department and Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

Lei Li

Affiliation Taipei Blood Center, Taiwan Blood Services Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan

Shie-Liang Hsieh

slhsieh@ym.edu.tw

Affiliations Department and Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Genomics Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Infection and Immunity Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Immunology Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: S-LH S-TC. Performed the experiments: S-TC M-FW DT-WT I-ST. Analyzed the data: S-LH S-TC R-SL S-YC T-YC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: R-SL Y-LL LL. Wrote the paper: S-TC S-LH.