About the Authors

Ayumi Mukunoki

Roles Formal analysis, Investigation, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Division of Reproductive Engineering, Center for Animal Resources and Development, Kumamoto University, Honjo, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto, Japan

Toru Takeo

Roles Funding acquisition, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Reproductive Engineering, Center for Animal Resources and Development, Kumamoto University, Honjo, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto, Japan

Naomi Nakagata

Roles Supervision, Writing – review & editing

nakagata@kumamoto-u.ac.jp

Affiliation Division of Reproductive Engineering, Center for Animal Resources and Development, Kumamoto University, Honjo, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.