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Research Article

Role of Macrophage CCAAT/Enhancer Binding Protein Delta in the Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis in Collagen-Induced Arthritic Mice

  • Ling-Hua Chang,

    Affiliation: Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Tainan, Taiwan

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  • Huei-Sheng Huang equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Huei-Sheng Huang, Po-Ting Wu, I-Ming Jou

    Affiliations: Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Tainan, Taiwan, Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, Tainan, Taiwan

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  • Po-Ting Wu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Huei-Sheng Huang, Po-Ting Wu, I-Ming Jou

    Affiliation: Orthopedics Department of National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan

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  • I-Ming Jou equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Huei-Sheng Huang, Po-Ting Wu, I-Ming Jou

    Affiliation: Orthopedics Department of National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan

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  • Min-Hsiung Pan,

    Affiliation: Department of Seafood Science, National Kaohsiung Marine University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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  • Wen-Chang Chang,

    Affiliation: Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Dennis Ding Hwa Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Chemistry, UC Irvine School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

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  • Ju-Ming Wang mail

    yumingw@mail.ncku.edu.tw

    Affiliations: Institute of Bioinformatics and Biosignal Transduction, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Infectious Disease and Signaling Research Center, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

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  • Published: September 24, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045378

About the Authors

Ju-Ming Wang
Institute of Bioinformatics and Biosignal Transduction, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Ju-Ming Wang
Infectious Disease and Signaling Research Center, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Ling-Hua Chang, Huei-Sheng Huang
Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Tainan, Taiwan
Huei-Sheng Huang
Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, Tainan, Taiwan
Po-Ting Wu, I-Ming Jou
Orthopedics Department of National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan
Wen-Chang Chang, Ju-Ming Wang
Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Min-Hsiung Pan
Department of Seafood Science, National Kaohsiung Marine University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Dennis Ding Hwa Wang
Department of Biological Chemistry, UC Irvine School of Medicine, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: yumingw@mail.ncku.edu.tw

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: JMW LHC HSH PTW IMJ. Wrote the paper: JMW LHC. Direction and designed research: JMW. Performed research: JMW LHC PTW. Designed research: LHC. Assisted in writing paper: HSH. Assisting in editing the paper: IMJ MHP WCC DDHW. Provided chemicals: MHP.