About the Authors

Takashi Kubota

Contributed equally to this work with: Takashi Kubota, Kotaro Koiwai

Current address: Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Affiliation Department of Applied Biological Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, Noda, Chiba, Japan

Osamu Koiwai

Affiliation Department of Applied Biological Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, Noda, Chiba, Japan

Katsutoshi Hori

Affiliation Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Nobuhisa Watanabe

Affiliation NUSR, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Kotaro Koiwai

Contributed equally to this work with: Takashi Kubota, Kotaro Koiwai

koiwai@nubio.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Current address: Venture Business Laboratory, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Affiliations Department of Applied Biological Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, Noda, Chiba, Japan, Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TK KK. Performed the experiments: TK KK. Analyzed the data: TK KK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NW KH. Wrote the paper: TK OK KK.