About the Authors

Youn Hee Joung

Affiliation Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology, Konkuk University, Seoul, 143-701, Republic of Korea

Pramod Darvin

Affiliation Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology, Konkuk University, Seoul, 143-701, Republic of Korea

Dong Young Kang

Affiliation Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology, Konkuk University, Seoul, 143-701, Republic of Korea

Nipin SP

Affiliation Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology, Konkuk University, Seoul, 143-701, Republic of Korea

Hyo Joo Byun

Affiliation Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology, Konkuk University, Seoul, 143-701, Republic of Korea

Chi-Ho Lee

Affiliation Department of Food Science and Biotechnology of Animal Resources, Konkuk University, Seoul, 143-701, Republic of Korea

Hak Kyo Lee

Affiliation Department of Animal Biotechnology, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, 561-756, Republic of Korea

Young Mok Yang

ymyang@kku.ac.kr

Affiliation Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Institute of Biomedical Science and Technology, Konkuk University, Seoul, 143-701, Republic of Korea

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YHJ YMY. Performed the experiments: YHJ YMY. Analyzed the data: YHJ YMY DYK NSP HJB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CHL HKL. Wrote the paper: YHJ PD YMY.