About the Authors

Samuel McLenachan

smclenachan@lei.org.au

Affiliations Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia, Ocular Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Lions Eye Institute, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia

Dan Zhang

Affiliations Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia, Ocular Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Lions Eye Institute, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia

Ana Belén Alvarez Palomo

Affiliation Control of Pluripotency Laboratory, Molecular Genetics Research Group, Department of Physiological Sciences I, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Michael J. Edel

Affiliations Control of Pluripotency Laboratory, Molecular Genetics Research Group, Department of Physiological Sciences I, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, University of Sydney Medical School, Faculty of Medicine, Westmead Childrens Hospital, Division of Pediatrics and Child Health, Sydney, Australia

Fred K. Chen

Affiliations Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia, Ocular Tissue Engineering Laboratory, Lions Eye Institute, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia, Ophthalmology Department, Royal Perth Hospital, Wellington Street, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SM MJE FKC. Performed the experiments: SM DZ ABAP. Analyzed the data: SM DZ ABAP MJE FKC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FKC MJE. Wrote the paper: SM.