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American Journal of PhysiologyEndocrinology and Metabolism

Editor: C. LANG
Associate Editors:
S. BODINE C. CONOVER M. GANNON A. MARETTE K. H. MOLEY M. QUON A. RUDICH G. J. SCHWARTZ

Editorial Board:
S. ABCOUWER K. AHN M. ANDERSON Y. ANINI R. ANTHONY T. ANTHONY P. ATHERTON K. BAAR E. BARRETT S. BENOIT E. BERNAL-MIZRACHI P. BILAN G. BLANCO C. BONEY S. BORST G. BROOKS H. BROWN-BORG C. BUETTNER D. CAI L. CAI G. CARTEE P. CATALANO B. CHATTERJEE N. CHATTOPADHYAY A. CHEN A. CHIBALIN E. CHIEN S. CHUA W. COHICK K. CONRAD R. CONSIDINE G. COONEY J. CORBETT D. D’ALESSIO S. DAVIDGE Y. DESHAIES N. DEUTZ H. DONAHUE C. DUAN C. A. DUCSAY D. DUMESIC J. ELMENDORF S. EZZAT A. FAZLEABAS M. FEBBRAIO W. FESTUCCIA J. FIGUEROA J. FLUCKEY M. FU J. D. FURLOW A. GARCIA-OCAÑA N. GEARY A. GIACCA B. GLASER I. GOLDBERG B. GOODPASTER L. J. GOODYEAR G. GREELEY P. HALBAN L. HALVORSON V. HAN C. HANCOCK M. HARGREAVES J. HAWLEY W. HAY H. HUNDAL M. HUSSAIN Y. IMAI J. JENSEN T. JIN C. KALLEN G. KARSENTY M. KELLER-WOOD J. KIM J. K. KIM Y.-B. KIM S. KIMBALL H. KNOBLER D. KONRAD G. KRIKUN A. KROOK G. KUNOS I. KURLAND K. KYPREOS S. LAVANDERO K.-W. LEE T. LEFF G. LEIBOWITZ Y. LEMARCHAND-BRUSTEL B. LEVIN G. LEWIS H. LIN F. LIU Z. LIU G. LOPASCHUK X. MA P. MacDONALD R. MacKENZIE D. MacPHEE D. MARKS O. McGUINNESS J. MESSINA R. MIRMIRA W. MITCH J. MITCHELL S. MOHAN P. MOLINA M. MONTAGNANI G. MOORE C. MORRISON R. MUNIYAPPA ¨ NZBERG H. MU A. MURTHA J. NEDERGAARD M. NEVILLE K. NISWENDER S. OBICI R. O’DOHERTY D. O’GORMAN Y. OH K. OKTAY A. OLSON D. OLSON M. PAGLIASSOTTI J. PELL A. PELLICER G. PERSEGHIN K. PETERSEN D. PIOMELLI S. PLETCHER S. PLYMATE L. POSTON M. PRENTKI J. RADZIUK S. RAMANADHAM M. RODEN M. ROSENBAUM R. ROTH L. RUI M. SAAD K. SAKAMOTO T. SASAOKA L. S. SATIN D. SAVAGE R. SCALIA J. SCHERTZER H. SCRABLE J. SEGARS C. SIBLEY D. SIGALET C. SMAS G. STEINBERG J. STEPHENS N. STERN X. SUN G. SWEENEY N. TAKAHASHI A. TCHERNOF K. TEFF D. THURMOND A. TIROSH M. J. TOTH F. TREMBLAY ¨P M. TSCHO R. TSUSHIMA A. VOLCHUK Q. WANG R. WANG M. WATT R. WEISS M. WILLIS M. WOO T. YAMAGUCHI K. YARASHESKI J. YE Y. ZHANG Y. ZICK T. ZIMMERS A. ZORZANO

Publications Committee K. E. BARRETT, Chair W. CHILIAN S. J. GUNST A. MALIK J. M. METZGER D. POLLOCK H. RAYBOULD

R. SCHEMAN Director of Publications and Executive Editor S. BARMAN, President M. FRANK, Executive Director

M. L. GOODWIN Editorial Manager M. MOULD Journal Supervisor D. UDOFF Copy Editor

G. EBNER Peer Review Manager E. PESANELLI Editorial Art Manager K. DODSON Editor’s Assistant

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