About the Authors

Guoxin Liang

Contributed equally to this work with: Guoxin Liang, Guangyan Liu

Affiliations Department of Molecular Genetics, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Guangyan Liu

Contributed equally to this work with: Guoxin Liang, Guangyan Liu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan

Kouichi Kitamura

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan

Zhe Wang

Affiliations Department of Molecular Genetics, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan, Division of Medical Oncology, Affiliated Zhongshan Hospital of Dalian University, Dalian, China

Sajeda Chowdhury

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan

Ahasan Md Monjurul

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan

Kousho Wakae

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan

Miki Koura

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan

Miyuki Shimadu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan

Kazuo Kinoshita

Affiliation Evolutionary Medicine, Shiga Medical Center Research Institute, Moriyama, Japan

Masamichi Muramatsu

muramatu@med.kanazawa-u.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: Glia MM. Performed the experiments: GLia GLiu KKit ZW SC AMM KW MK MS. Analyzed the data: GLia GLiu KKit KW MM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KKit KKin KW MM. Wrote the paper: MM.