Advertisement
Research Article

The A2b Adenosine Receptor Modulates Glucose Homeostasis and Obesity

  • Hillary Johnston-Cox equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Hillary Johnston-Cox, Milka Koupenova, Katya Ravid

    Affiliations: Departments of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    X
  • Milka Koupenova equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Hillary Johnston-Cox, Milka Koupenova, Katya Ravid

    Affiliations: Departments of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    X
  • Dan Yang,

    Affiliation: Departments of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    X
  • Barbara Corkey,

    Affiliations: Departments of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    X
  • Noyan Gokce,

    Affiliations: Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    X
  • Melissa G. Farb,

    Affiliations: Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    X
  • Nathan LeBrasseur,

    Affiliation: Departments of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    X
  • Katya Ravid equal contributor mail

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Hillary Johnston-Cox, Milka Koupenova, Katya Ravid

    kravid@bu.edu

    Affiliations: Departments of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    X
  • Published: July 25, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040584

About the Authors

Hillary Johnston-Cox, Milka Koupenova, Dan Yang, Barbara Corkey, Nathan LeBrasseur, Katya Ravid
Departments of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Milka Koupenova, Katya Ravid
Department Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Hillary Johnston-Cox, Milka Koupenova, Noyan Gokce, Melissa G. Farb, Katya Ravid
Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Barbara Corkey, Noyan Gokce, Melissa G. Farb, Katya Ravid
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: kravid@bu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HJC MK KR. Performed the experiments: HJC MK DY MGF. Analyzed the data: HJC MK NG MGF NL KR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HJC MK BC NG MGF NL KR. Wrote the paper: HJC MK KR.