About the Authors

Katsuhiro Hosono

hosono@hama-med.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan

Chie Ishigami

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

Masayo Takahashi

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

Dong Ho Park

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Korea

Yasuhiko Hirami

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Biomedical Research and Innovation Hospital, Kobe, Japan

Hiroshi Nakanishi

Affiliation Department of Otolaryngology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan

Shinji Ueno

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan

Tadashi Yokoi

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology and Laboratory of Cell Biology, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan

Akiko Hikoya

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan

Taichi Fujita

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan

Yang Zhao

Affiliations Department of Ophthalmology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan, Department of Photomedical Genomics, Basic Medical Photonics Laboratory, Medical Photonics Research Center, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan

Sachiko Nishina

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology and Laboratory of Cell Biology, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan

Jae Pil Shin

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Korea

In Taek Kim

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Korea

Shuichi Yamamoto

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan

Noriyuki Azuma

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology and Laboratory of Cell Biology, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan

Hiroko Terasaki

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan

Miho Sato

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan

Mineo Kondo

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan

Shinsei Minoshima

Affiliation Department of Photomedical Genomics, Basic Medical Photonics Laboratory, Medical Photonics Research Center, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan

Yoshihiro Hotta

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KH MT SY MK YH. Performed the experiments: KH CI YZ. Analyzed the data: KH CI. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MT DHP YH HN SU TY AH TF SN JPS ITK SY NA HT MS MK YH. Wrote the paper: KH SM YH.