About the Authors

Seong Gyu Jeon, Hisako Kayama, Yoshiyasu Ueda, Ji Su Ma, Takashi Kusu, Ryu Okumura, Masahiro Yamamoto, Kiyoshi Takeda
Laboratory of Immune Regulation, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan

Seong Gyu Jeon, Hisako Kayama, Yoshiyasu Ueda, Ji Su Ma, Takashi Kusu, Ryu Okumura, Masahiro Yamamoto, Kiyoshi Takeda
WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan

Seong Gyu Jeon, Hisako Kayama, Yoshiyasu Ueda, Hiroshi Kiyono, Ji Su Ma, Takashi Kusu, Ryu Okumura, Masahiro Yamamoto, Kiyoshi Takeda
Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Saitama, Japan

Takuya Takahashi, Takashi Asahara, Hirokazu Tsuji, Koji Nomoto
Yakult Central Institute for Microbiological Research, Kunitachi, Tokyo, Japan

Noriko M. Tsuji
Age Dimension Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Hiroshi Kiyono
Division of Mucosal Immunology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Hiromitsu Hara, Hiroki Yoshida
Division of Molecular and Cellular Immunoscience, Department of Biomolecular Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Nabeshima, Saga, Japan

Corresponding Author

ktakeda@ongene.med.osaka-u.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: K. Takeda. Performed the experiments: S.G. Jeon, H. Kayama, Y. Ueda, J.S. Ma, T. Kusu, R. Okumura. Analyzed the data: S.G. Jeon, H. Kayama, M. Yamamoto, K. Takeda. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: T. Takahashi, T. Asahara, H. Tsuji, N.M. Tsuji, H. Kiyono, H. Hara, H. Yoshida, K. Nomoto. Wrote the paper: K. Takeda.