About the Authors

Hitomi Soumiya

Affiliation Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Department of Biofunctional Analysis, Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Daigakunishi, Gifu, Japan

Ayumi Godai

Affiliation Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Department of Biofunctional Analysis, Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Daigakunishi, Gifu, Japan

Hiromi Araiso

Affiliation Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Department of Biofunctional Analysis, Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Daigakunishi, Gifu, Japan

Shingo Mori

Affiliation Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Department of Biofunctional Analysis, Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Daigakunishi, Gifu, Japan

Shoei Furukawa

Affiliation Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Department of Biofunctional Analysis, Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Daigakunishi, Gifu, Japan

Hidefumi Fukumitsu

hfukumi@gifu-pu.ac.jp

Affiliation Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Department of Biofunctional Analysis, Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Daigakunishi, Gifu, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HF HS. Performed the experiments: HS AG HA SM. Analyzed the data: HS AG HA SM HF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HF SF. Wrote the paper: HS HF.