About the Authors

Toshihiro Takamatsu

tplasma@med.kobe-u.ac.jp

Affiliations Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, Department of Energy Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan

Kodai Uehara

Affiliation Department of Energy Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan

Yota Sasaki

Affiliation Department of Energy Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan

Miyahara Hidekazu

Affiliation Department of Energy Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan

Yuriko Matsumura

Affiliation Department of Bioengineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan

Atsuo Iwasawa

Affiliation Department of Bioengineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan

Norihiko Ito

Affiliation Veterinary Medical center, Tottori University, Tottori, Japan

Masahiro Kohno

Affiliation Department of Bioengineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan

Takeshi Azuma

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan

Akitoshi Okino

Affiliation Department of Energy Sciences, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TT AO NI TA. Performed the experiments: TT KU YS YM AI. Analyzed the data: TT KU YS YM AI. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TT HM AO MK TA. Wrote the paper: TT KU.