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Research Article

The Transcription Factor Myt3 Acts as a Pro-Survival Factor in β-cells

  • Bryan R. Tennant,

    Affiliation: Child and Family Research Institute, British Columbia Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Ratib Islam,

    Affiliation: Child and Family Research Institute, British Columbia Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Marabeth M. Kramer,

    Affiliation: Child and Family Research Institute, British Columbia Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Yulia Merkulova,

    Affiliation: Child and Family Research Institute, British Columbia Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Roger L. Kiang,

    Affiliation: Child and Family Research Institute, British Columbia Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Cheryl J. Whiting,

    Affiliation: Child and Family Research Institute, British Columbia Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Brad G. Hoffman mail

    E-mail: brad.hoffman@ubc.ca

    Affiliations: Child and Family Research Institute, British Columbia Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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  • Published: December 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051501

About the Authors

Bryan R. Tennant, Ratib Islam, Marabeth M. Kramer, Yulia Merkulova, Roger L. Kiang, Cheryl J. Whiting, Brad G. Hoffman
Child and Family Research Institute, British Columbia Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Health Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Brad G. Hoffman
Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Corresponding Author

Email: brad.hoffman@ubc.ca"> brad.hoffman@ubc.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BGH. Performed the experiments: BRT RI MMK YM RLK CJW BGH. Analyzed the data: BRT RI MMK YM RLK CJW BGH. Wrote the paper: BRT BGH.