About the Authors
- Yoshiomi Kobayashi, Yohei Okada, Go Itakura, Hiroki Iwai, Soraya Nishimura, Akimasa Yasuda, Satoshi Nori, Tsunehiko Konomi, Yoshiaki Toyama, Masaya Nakamura
- Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
- Yoshiomi Kobayashi, Go Itakura, Hiroki Iwai, Soraya Nishimura, Keigo Hikishima, Tsunehiko Konomi, Hideyuki Okano
- Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
- Keigo Hikishima
- Central Institute for Experimental Animals, Kanagawa, Japan
- Kanehiro Fujiyoshi
- Department of Orthopedic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Murayama Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
- Osahiko Tsuji
- Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Saitama Social Insurance Hospital, Saitama, Japan
- Shinya Yamanaka
- Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto, Japan
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: YK YO YT MN HO. Performed the experiments: YK YO HI S. Nishimura KH TK KF. Analyzed the data: YK HI S. Nishimura AY TK KF MN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YK YO GI HI S. Nishimura AY S. Nori KH TK KF OT SY. Wrote the paper: YK KH MN HO.