About the Authors

Katsutoshi Taguchi

Affiliation Department of Basic Geriatrics, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, Kamikyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Yoshihisa Watanabe

Affiliation Department of Basic Geriatrics, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, Kamikyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Atsushi Tsujimura

Affiliation Department of Basic Geriatrics, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, Kamikyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Harutsugu Tatebe

Affiliation Department of Neurology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, Kamikyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Seiji Miyata

Affiliation Department of Applied Biology, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Takahiko Tokuda

Affiliations Department of Neurology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, Kamikyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan, Department of Molecular Pathobiology of Brain Diseases, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, Kamikyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Toshiki Mizuno

Affiliation Department of Neurology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, Kamikyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Masaki Tanaka

mtanaka@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Basic Geriatrics, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachi-Hirokoji, Kamikyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KT MT. Performed the experiments: KT YW AT HT. Analyzed the data: KT YW TT MT MT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AT HT SM. Wrote the paper: KT MT.