*Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Hematology, Rheumatology (Second Department of Internal Medicine)
†Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Graduate School of Medicine
‡Faculty of Medicine
#Laboratory of Hematoimmunology, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
§Department of Surgical Pathology, Aichi Medical University Hospital
Departments of ∥Pathology and Clinical Laboratories
¶Hematology and Oncology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
K.M. and K.K.: conception and design. K.M., K.K., S. Sakihama: development of methodology. K.M., K.K., S. Sakihama, R.W., M.K., Y.N., S.N., S.O., T. Takahara, A.S., S. Shimada, K.S., T. Tsuzuki, T.F., S.M., H.M.: acquisition of data. K.M., K.K., S. Sakihama, R.W., M.K.: analysis and interpretation of data. K.M., K.K., S. Sakihama, R.W., M.K., Y.N., S.N., S.O., T. Takahara, A.S., S. Shimada, K.S., T. Tsuzuki, T.F., S.M., H.M.: writing, review, and/or revision of the manuscript. K.M., K.K., S.M., H.M.: administrative, technical, or material support.
K.K. and H.M. are co-corresponding authors.
Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: Supported by the Spatiotemporal Genomics Project promoted by the University of the Ryukyus; Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (15K08371 and 19K07438 to K.K., 19K17862 to K.M., 19K17835 to S. Sakihama, 18K15104 to A.S.), Okinawa prefecture (to K.K.), Ichiro Kanehara Foundation (to K.K.), Yasuda Medical Foundation (to K.K.), Mochida Memorial Foundation for Medical and Pharmaceutical Research (to K.K.), Japan Leukemia Research Fund (to K.K.), a Japanese Society of Hematology research grant (to K.K.), Okinawa Internal Medicine Research Promotion Society (to K.K.), Takeda Science Foundation (to K.K.), Life Medicine Research Promotion Foundation (to K.K.), The Shinnihon Foundation of Advanced Medical Treatment Research (to K.K.), and Okinawa Medical Science Research Foundation (to K.M.). For the remaining authors none were declared.
Correspondence: Kennosuke Karube, MD, PhD, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara-cho, Okinawa 903-0215, Japan (e-mail: [email protected]).