About the Authors

Xiaofeng Chen

Contributed equally to this work with: Xiaofeng Chen, Debra L. Rateri

Affiliations Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Cardiology, Taizhou Hospital, Wenzhou Medical University, Zhejiang, China, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Debra L. Rateri

Contributed equally to this work with: Xiaofeng Chen, Debra L. Rateri

Affiliation Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Deborah A. Howatt

Affiliation Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Anju Balakrishnan

Affiliation Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Jessica J. Moorleghen

Affiliation Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Lisa A. Cassis

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Alan Daugherty

Alan.Daugherty@uky.edu

Affiliations Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America, Department of Physiology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XC DLR AD. Performed the experiments: XC DLR DAH AB JJM. Analyzed the data: XC, DLR DAH AB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XC DLR DAH AB JJM AD. Wrote the paper: XC DLR LAC AD.