About the Authors
- Masako Takashima, Bui Hong Van, Megumi Nakamura, Rikiya Endoh, Moriya Ohkuma
- Microbe Division/Japan Collection of Microorganisms, RIKEN BioResource Center, Wako, Saitama, Japan
- Takashi Sugita
- Department of Microbiology, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Tokyo, Japan
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: MT TS MO. Performed the experiments: MT TS BHV. Analyzed the data: MT MN RE MO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MT TS BHV RE. Wrote the paper: MT TS MO.