About the Authors

Keisuke Ikegami

Affiliation Laboratory of Animal Physiology, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

Masayuki Iigo

Affiliation Department of Applied Biochemistry, Utsunomiya University, Utsunomiya, Japan

Takashi Yoshimura

takashiy@agr.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Affiliations Laboratory of Animal Physiology, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, Avian Bioscience Research Center, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, Institute of Transformative Bio-molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KI TY. Performed the experiments: KI. Analyzed the data: KI. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KI MI TY. Wrote the paper: KI TY.