About the Authors

Zi-Bing Jin

Contributed equally to this work with: Zi-Bing Jin, Satoshi Okamoto

Affiliations Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Kobe, Japan, School of Optometry and Ophthalmology, Eye Hospital, Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, China

Satoshi Okamoto

Contributed equally to this work with: Zi-Bing Jin, Satoshi Okamoto

Affiliation Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Kobe, Japan

Fumitaka Osakada

Affiliation Systems Neurobiology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Kohei Homma

Affiliation Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Kobe, Japan

Juthaporn Assawachananont

Affiliation Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Kobe, Japan

Yasuhiko Hirami

Affiliation Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Kobe, Japan

Takeshi Iwata

Affiliation National Institute of Sensory Organs, National Hospital Organization Tokyo Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan

Masayo Takahashi

mretina@cdb.riken.jp

Affiliations Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Kobe, Japan, Center for iPS Research and Application, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ZBJ MT. Performed the experiments: ZBJ SO FO KH JA. Analyzed the data: ZBJ SO FO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MT YH TI. Wrote the paper: ZBJ MT.