About the Authors

Makiko Tsutsumi

Affiliation Division of Molecular Genetics, Institute for Comprehensive Medical Science, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan

Reiko Fujiwara

Affiliation Division of Molecular Genetics, Institute for Comprehensive Medical Science, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan

Haruki Nishizawa

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan

Mayuko Ito

Affiliations Division of Molecular Genetics, Institute for Comprehensive Medical Science, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan

Hiroshi Kogo

Affiliation Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan

Hidehito Inagaki

Affiliation Division of Molecular Genetics, Institute for Comprehensive Medical Science, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan

Tamae Ohye

Affiliation Division of Molecular Genetics, Institute for Comprehensive Medical Science, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan

Takema Kato

Affiliation Division of Molecular Genetics, Institute for Comprehensive Medical Science, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan

Takuma Fujii

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan

Hiroki Kurahashi

kura@fujita-hu.ac.jp

Affiliation Division of Molecular Genetics, Institute for Comprehensive Medical Science, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MT RF HN HK HI TO TK HK. Performed the experiments: MT RF MI. Analyzed the data: MT RF HK MI HI TO TK HK. Wrote the paper: MT HN HK HI TO TK HK. Provided human tissues: HN TF.