Adiponectin affects the mechanical responses in strips from the mouse gastric fundus
Eglantina Idrizaj, Rachele Garella, Fabio Francini, Roberta Squecco, Maria Caterina Baccari, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Section of Physiological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence 50134, Italy
Giovanni Castellini, Valdo Ricca, Psychiatry Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Florence 50134, Italy
Hermine Mohr, Natalia S Pellegata, Institute for Diabetes and Cancer, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Neuherberg 85764, Germany
Author contributions: Idrizaj E and Garella R contributed equally to this work; Idrizaj E and Garella R performed the functional experiments; Idrizaj E and Mohr H performed the PCR analysis; Castellini G, Ricca V, Squecco R and Baccari MC designed the research study; Pellegata NS and Francini F contributed to design the research study; Idrizaj E, Garella R and Baccari MC analyzed the data; Baccari MC wrote the paper; Idrizaj E, Garella R, Castellini G, Mohr H, Pellegata NS, Francini F, Ricca V, Squecco R and Baccari MC critically revised the manuscript.
Supported by the Florence University (No. RTD CO 090101010107; RICATEN14) and Fondazione CRF (No. 2017.0777).
Institutional animal care and use committee statement: The experimental protocol was designed in compliance with the guidelines of the European Communities Council Directive 2010/63/UE and the recommendations for the care and use of laboratory animals approved by the Animal Care Committee of the University of Florence, Italy, with authorization from the Italian Ministry of Health nr. 787/2016-PR.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise, are declared by the authors.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Maria Caterina Baccari, PhD, Professor, Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Section of Physiological Sciences, University of Florence, Viale G.B. Morgagni 63, Florence 50134, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: June 8, 2018
Peer-review started: June 8, 2018
First decision: July 3, 2018
Revised: July 12, 2018
Accepted: July 22, 2018
Article in press: July 22, 2018
Published online: September 21, 2018