About the Authors

Hisayo Jin

Affiliation Department of Anesthesiology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba City, Chiba, Japan

Naoya Mimura

Affiliation Department of Medicine and Clinical Oncology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba City, Chiba, Japan

Makiko Kashio

Affiliation Department of Anesthesiology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba City, Chiba, Japan

Haruhiko Koseki

Affiliation Laboratory for Developmental Genetics, RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology, Yokohama, Japan

Tomohiko Aoe

taoe@faculty.chiba-u.jp

Affiliations Department of Anesthesiology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba City, Chiba, Japan, Department of Anesthesiology, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Yachiyo Medical, Center, Yachiyo, Chiba, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TA HK. Performed the experiments: HJ NM MK HK TA. Analyzed the data: TA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TA HJ. Wrote the paper: TA.