Urotensin II-induced insulin resistance is mediated by NADPH oxidase-derived reactive oxygen species in HepG2 cells
Ying-Ying Li, Xiao-Yong Yu, Xue-Jiang Wang, Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100069, China
Ying-Ying Li, Xiao-Yong Yu, Xue-Jiang Wang, Beijing Key Laboratory for Cancer Invasion and Metastasis Research, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100069, China
Zheng-Ming Shi, Department of General Surgery, Beijing Jishuitan Hospital, Beijing 100069, China
Ping Feng, Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Capital Medical University, Beijing 100069, China
Author contributions: Li YY and Shi ZM performed the experiments; Wang XJ contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools; Li YY, Yu XY and Feng P analyzed the data; Wang XJ conceived and designed the research; Li YY wrote the paper; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81272757 and the Project of Construction of Innovative Teams and Teacher Career Development for Universities and Colleges under Beijing Municipality, No. IDHT20150502.
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Correspondence to: Xue-Jiang Wang, Professor, Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Capital Medical University, No. 10 Xitoutiao, You An Men, Beijing 100069, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: March 2, 2016
Peer-review started: March 4, 2016
First decision: April 1, 2016
Revised: April 12, 2016
Accepted: May 4, 2016
Article in press: May 4, 2016
Published online: July 7, 2016