About the Authors

Maiko Taneichi

Affiliation Department of Safety Research on Blood and Biological Products, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

Yuriko Tanaka

Affiliation Department of Immunology, Toho University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Terutaka Kakiuchi

Affiliation Department of Immunology, Toho University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Tetsuya Uchida

tuchida@nih.go.jp

Affiliation Department of Safety Research on Blood and Biological Products, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TU. Performed the experiments: MT YT TK. Analyzed the data: MT TU. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MT YT. Wrote the paper: TU. N/A.