About the Authors

Yuanyuan Li

Affiliation Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Trygve O. Tollefsbol

trygve@uab.edu

Affiliations Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America, Center for Aging, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America, Nutrition Obesity Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America, Comprehensive Diabetes Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YL TOT. Performed the experiments: YL. Analyzed the data: YL TOT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YL TOT. Wrote the manuscript: YL TOT.