About the Authors

Chen Wang

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Chemistry for Life Science & Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China

Chao Gao

Affiliation The Center for Clinical Reproductive Medicine, Jiangsu Province Hospital, Nanjing 210029, China

Kui Meng

Affiliation The Gulou Hospital attached to Nanjing University, Nanjing 210008, China

Haishi Qiao

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Chemistry for Life Science & Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China

Yong Wang

njuwangyong@163.com

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Chemistry for Life Science & Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, Medical School of Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CW YW. Performed the experiments: CW CG KM. Analyzed the data: HSQ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CW CG KM. Wrote the paper: CW. Obtained permission for use of pre-adipocytes: CG.