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Research Article

A Drosophila Model of High Sugar Diet-Induced Cardiomyopathy

  • Jianbo Na,

    Affiliation: Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Laura Palanker Musselman,

    Affiliation: Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Jay Pendse,

    Affiliation: Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Thomas J. Baranski,

    Affiliation: Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Rolf Bodmer,

    Affiliation: Development and Aging Program, NASCR Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Karen Ocorr mail,

    kocorr@sanfordburnham.org

    Affiliation: Development and Aging Program, NASCR Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

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  • Ross Cagan

    Affiliation: Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: January 10, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003175

About the Authors

Jianbo Na, Jay Pendse, Ross Cagan
Department of Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
Laura Palanker Musselman, Thomas J. Baranski
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Rolf Bodmer, Karen Ocorr
Development and Aging Program, NASCR Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: kocorr@sanfordburnham.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JN TJB RB KO RC. Performed the experiments: JN KO LPM JP. Wrote the paper: JN LPM JP TJB RB RC KO. Analyzed the data: JN LPM JP TJB RB RC KO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JN LPM JP TJB RB RC KO.