About the Authors

Tatsuro Nakagawa

Affiliation Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Maurizio Pellegrino

Current address: Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Affiliation Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

Koji Sato

Current address: Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Affiliation Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Leslie B. Vosshall

Affiliations Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

Kazushige Touhara

ktouhara@mail.ecc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TN MP LBV KT. Performed the experiments: TN MP. Analyzed the data: TN MP LBV KT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KS. Wrote the paper: TN MP LBV KT.