About the Authors

Izumi Kaneko

Affiliation Department of Medical Zoology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie, Japan

Shiroh Iwanaga

Affiliation Department of Medical Zoology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie, Japan

Tomomi Kato

Affiliation Department of Medical Zoology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie, Japan

Issei Kobayashi

Affiliation Core-Lab, Graduate School of Regional Innovation Studies, Mie University, Tsu, Mie, Japan

Masao Yuda

m-yuda@doc.medic.mie-u.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Medical Zoology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MY IKa. Performed the experiments: MY IKa SI TK. Analyzed the data: MY IKa SI TK IKo. Wrote the paper: MY IKa.