About the Authors

Liora Segal

Contributed equally to this work with: Liora Segal, Liora S. Katz

Affiliation Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel

Liora S. Katz

Contributed equally to this work with: Liora Segal, Liora S. Katz

Affiliation Laboratory of Endocrinology and Receptor Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Hagit Shapira

Affiliation Institute of Pathology, Central Lab, Maccabi, Rehovot, Israel

Judith Sandbank

Affiliation Assaf Harofe Hospital Institute of Pathology and the Department of Pathology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel

Elizabeth Geras-Raaka

Affiliation Laboratory of Endocrinology and Receptor Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Marvin C. Gershengorn

Affiliation Laboratory of Endocrinology and Receptor Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Yoram Oron

medfair@post.tau.ac.il

Affiliation Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MCG YO. Performed the experiments: LS LSK HS JS EGR. Analyzed the data: LS LSK YO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MCG. Wrote the paper: LS LSK YO.