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Research Article

Essential Role for miR-196a in Brown Adipogenesis of White Fat Progenitor Cells

  • Masaki Mori,

    Affiliation: Division of Gene Therapy Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

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  • Hironori Nakagami mail,

    nakagami@gts.med.osaka-u.ac.jp (HN); kaneday@gts.med.osaka-u.ac.jp (YK)

    Affiliations: Division of Gene Therapy Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, Division of Vascular Medicine and Epigenetics, United Graduate School of Child Development, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

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  • Gerardo Rodriguez-Araujo,

    Affiliation: Division of Gene Therapy Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

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  • Keisuke Nimura,

    Affiliation: Division of Gene Therapy Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

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  • Yasufumi Kaneda mail

    nakagami@gts.med.osaka-u.ac.jp (HN); kaneday@gts.med.osaka-u.ac.jp (YK)

    Affiliation: Division of Gene Therapy Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

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  • Published: April 24, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001314

About the Authors

Masaki Mori, Hironori Nakagami, Gerardo Rodriguez-Araujo, Keisuke Nimura, Yasufumi Kaneda
Division of Gene Therapy Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
Hironori Nakagami
Division of Vascular Medicine and Epigenetics, United Graduate School of Child Development, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: MM HN GR KN YK. Performed the experiments: MM HN GR KN. Analyzed the data: MM HN GR KN YK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MM HN GR KN YK. Wrote the paper: MM HN GR KN YK.