About the Authors

Mayu Inaba

Affiliations Center for Stem Cell Biology, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Hebao Yuan

Affiliations Center for Stem Cell Biology, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Viktoria Salzmann

Affiliations Center for Stem Cell Biology, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Margaret T. Fuller

Affiliation Departments of Developmental Biology and Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Yukiko M. Yamashita

yukikomy@umich.edu

Affiliations Center for Stem Cell Biology, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America, Cellular and Molecular Biology Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YMY. Performed the experiments: MI HY VS YMY. Analyzed the data: MI HY YMY. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MI YMY. Wrote the paper: MI HY YMY. Edited the manuscript: MTF.