About the Authors
- Yukari Ido-Kitamura, Tsutomu Sasaki, Masaki Kobayashi, Hye-Jin Kim, Yong-Soo Lee, Osamu Kikuchi, Hiromi Yokota-Hashimoto, Tadahiro Kitamura
- Metabolic Signal Research Center, Institute for Molecular and Cellular Regulation, Gunma University, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
- Katsumi Iizuka
- Division of Molecule and Structure, Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Gifu, Gifu, Japan
- Domenico Accili
- Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
- Yukari Ido-Kitamura
- Department of Internal Medicine, Fujisawa Shounandai Hospital, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: YI-K TK. Performed the experiments: YI-K TS MK H-JK Y-SL OK HY-H KI. Analyzed the data: YI-K TS MK DA TK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YI-K TS MK HY-H KI. Wrote the paper: DA TK.