About the Authors

Yosuke Hiramuki

Affiliation Department of Growth Regulation, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Takahiko Sato

asehara@frontier.kyoto-u.ac.jp (ASF); takahiko@frontier.kyoto-u.ac.jp (TS)

Affiliation Department of Growth Regulation, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Yasuhide Furuta

Affiliations Animal Resource Development Unit, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, Kobe, Japan, Genetic Engineering Team, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, Kobe, Japan

M. Azim Surani

Affiliations Wellcome Trust Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Wellcome Trust-Medical Research Council Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Atsuko Sehara-Fujisawa

asehara@frontier.kyoto-u.ac.jp (ASF); takahiko@frontier.kyoto-u.ac.jp (TS)

Affiliation Department of Growth Regulation, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YH TS MAS ASF. Performed the experiments: YH YF. Analyzed the data: YH TS YF ASF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YH TS YF ASF. Wrote the paper: YH TS ASF.