Shihori Tanabe, Division of Risk Assessment, Center for Biological Safety and Research, National Institute of Health Sciences, Kawasaki 210-9501, Japan
Edward J Perkins, Environmental Laboratory, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS 3180, United States
Ryuichi Ono, Division of Cellular and Molecular Toxicology, Center for Biological Safety and Research, National Institute of Health Sciences, Kawasaki 210-9501, Japan
Hiroki Sasaki, Department of Clinical Genomics, Fundamental Innovative Oncology Core, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan
Author contributions: Tanabe S designed the outline and coordinated the writing of the paper, performed the majority of the writing and editing, and prepared the figure and table; Perkins EJ performed the editing; Ono R and Sasaki H provided input into the writing the paper and performed the editing.
Supported by Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED), No. JP20ak0101093.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There is no conflict of interest associated with any of the senior author or other coauthors contributed their efforts in this manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Shihori Tanabe, PhD, Senior Research Fellow, Division of Risk Assessment, Center for Biological Safety and Research, National Institute of Health Sciences, 3-25-26, Tonomachi, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki 210-9501, Japan. email@example.com
Received: January 27, 2021
Peer-review started: January 27, 2021
First decision: March 29, 2021
Revised: April 9, 2021
Accepted: June 4, 2021
Article in press: June 4, 2021
Published online: June 28, 2021