About the Authors

Yoshihiro Sowa

Affiliation Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

Tetsuya Imura

timura@fmu.ac.jp

Affiliations Department of Pathology and Applied Neurobiology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan, Department of Basic Pathology, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan

Toshiaki Numajiri

Affiliation Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

Kosuke Takeda

Affiliation Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

Yo Mabuchi

Affiliations Department of Physiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Graduate School of Health Care Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan

Yumi Matsuzaki

Affiliations Department of Physiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, Institute of Medical Science, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan

Kenichi Nishino

Affiliation Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YS TI KN. Performed the experiments: YS TI TN KT Y. Mabuchi Y. Matsuzaki. Analyzed the data: YS TI TN KT Y. Mabuchi Y. Matsuzaki KN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YS TI TN KT Y. Mabuchi Y. Matsuzaki KN. Wrote the paper: YS TI TN KT Y. Mabuchi Y. Matsuzaki KN.