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Tissue-Autonomous Function of Drosophila Seipin in Preventing Ectopic Lipid Droplet Formation

  • Yuan Tian equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Yuan Tian, Junfeng Bi

    Affiliations: Key Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Junfeng Bi equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Yuan Tian, Junfeng Bi

    Affiliations: Key Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Guanghou Shui,

    Affiliation: Life Science Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Zhonghua Liu,

    Affiliation: Key Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Yanhui Xiang,

    Affiliations: Key Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Yuan Liu,

    Affiliations: Key Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Markus R. Wenk,

    Affiliations: Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore, Department of Biological Sciences, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Hongyuan Yang,

    Affiliation: School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

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  • Xun Huang mail

    xhuang@genetics.ac.cn

    Affiliation: Key Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Published: April 14, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001364

About the Authors

Yuan Tian, Junfeng Bi, Zhonghua Liu, Yanhui Xiang, Yuan Liu, Xun Huang
Key Laboratory of Molecular and Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Yuan Tian, Junfeng Bi, Yanhui Xiang, Yuan Liu
Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Guanghou Shui
Life Science Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Markus R. Wenk
Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Markus R. Wenk
Department of Biological Sciences, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Hongyuan Yang
School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: xhuang@genetics.ac.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YT JB XH. Performed the experiments: YT JB GS ZL YX. Analyzed the data: YT JB GS HY XH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YL MRW. Wrote the paper: XH.