About the Authors

Kourosh Zarringhalam

Contributed equally to this work with: Kourosh Zarringhalam, Lu Zhang

Affiliation Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

Lu Zhang

Contributed equally to this work with: Kourosh Zarringhalam, Lu Zhang

Affiliation Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

Michael A. Kiebish

Affiliation Division of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Kui Yang

Affiliation Division of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Xianlin Han

Affiliation Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute, Diabetes and Obesity Research Center, Orlando, Florida, United States of America

Richard W. Gross

Affiliation Division of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Jeffrey Chuang

chuangj@bc.edu

Affiliation Department of Biology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KZ LZ MAK JC. Performed the experiments: KZ LZ. Analyzed the data: KZ LZ JC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MAK KY XH RWG. Wrote the paper: KZ LZ MAK JC.