About the Authors

Ayako Kitano

Contributed equally to this work with: Ayako Kitano, Takeo Shimasaki

Affiliations Division of Translational and Clinical Oncology, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan, Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

Takeo Shimasaki

Contributed equally to this work with: Ayako Kitano, Takeo Shimasaki

Affiliations Division of Translational and Clinical Oncology, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan, Department of Medical Oncology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan, Medical Research Institute, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan

Yuri Chikano

Affiliations Division of Translational and Clinical Oncology, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan, Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

Mitsutoshi Nakada

Affiliation Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

Mayumi Hirose

Affiliation Division of Translational and Clinical Oncology, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

Tomomi Higashi

Affiliations Division of Translational and Clinical Oncology, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan, Department of Hygiene, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

Yasuhito Ishigaki

Affiliation Medical Research Institute, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan

Yoshio Endo

Affiliation Central Laboratory, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

Takahisa Takino

Affiliation Division of Molecular Virology and Oncology, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

Hiroshi Sato

Affiliation Division of Molecular Virology and Oncology, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

Yoshimichi Sai

Affiliation Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

Ken-ichi Miyamoto

Affiliation Department of Hospital Pharmacy, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

Yoshiharu Motoo

Affiliation Department of Medical Oncology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan

Kazuyuki Kawakami

Affiliation Division of Translational and Clinical Oncology, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

Toshinari Minamoto

minamoto@staff.kanazawa-u.ac.jp

Affiliation Division of Translational and Clinical Oncology, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AK TS YM TM. Performed the experiments: AK TS YC MH HS. Analyzed the data: AK TS YC MN MH YI TT HS YM KK TM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AK TS MN TH YE TT HS YS KK. Wrote the paper: TS MN KM YM KK TM.