About the Authors

Hiroko Jokura

Biological Science Laboratories, Kao Corporation, 2606 Akabane, Ichikai-machi, Haga-gun, Tochigi 321-3497, Japan

Isamu Watanabe

Biological Science Laboratories, Kao Corporation, 2606 Akabane, Ichikai-machi, Haga-gun, Tochigi 321-3497, Japan

Yoshie Fujii

Biological Science Laboratories, Kao Corporation, 2606 Akabane, Ichikai-machi, Haga-gun, Tochigi 321-3497, Japan

Mika Umeda

Biological Science Laboratories, Kao Corporation, 2606 Akabane, Ichikai-machi, Haga-gun, Tochigi 321-3497, Japan

Koichi Misawa

Biological Science Laboratories, Kao Corporation, 2606 Akabane, Ichikai-machi, Haga-gun, Tochigi 321-3497, Japan

Akira Shimotoyodome

Health Care Food Research Laboratories, Kao Corporation, Address: 2-1-3 Bunka, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 131-8501, Japan

Corresponding Author

Email: shimotoyodome.akira@kao.co.jp