About the Authors

Limor Landsman, Theresa J. Whitchurch, Renee L. VanderLaan, Matthias Hebrok
Diabetes Center, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Amar Nijagal, Tippi C. MacKenzie
Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Warren E. Zimmer
Department of Systems Biology and Translational Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

mhebrok@diabetes.ucsf.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: LL MH. Performed the experiments: LL AN RLV TJW. Analyzed the data: LL TJW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WEZ TCM. Wrote the paper: LL MH.