Funding for this research was provided by:
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (16K14920)
Honjo International Scholarship Foundation
Received: 13 December 2018
Accepted: 8 July 2019
First Online: 26 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol and consent form were approved by the Ethics Committee of GeneQuest Inc. in accordance with the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki and the Ethical Guidelines for Human Genome and Genetic Sequencing Research in Japan (2016–2). All individuals consented to the participation in this study. Written informed consent was obtained.
: Not applicable.
: SN and KK are employees of Genequest Inc.; ST and KS are board members of Genequest Inc.; TH is a Board Member of Genome Analytics Japan Inc. and is an adviser of Genequest Inc. HJ, MI and HK. declare that they have no competing interests.