Epidermal Wnt/beta-catenin signaling regulates adipocyte differentiation via secretion of adipogenic factors
Giacomo Donati, Valentina Proserpio, Beate Maria Lichtenberger, Ken Natsuga, Rodney Sinclair, Hironobu Fujiwara, Fiona M Watt
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences | NATL ACAD SCIENCES | Published : 2014
We acknowledge the core services of the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute, where the project was initiated, and the assistance of Charlotte Collins, Marta Lesko, Maria Mastrogiannaki, and Kai Kretzschmar, who generously provided mice/sections for research. We also thank Asako Nakagawa for technical assistance. G. D. thanks Samuel Woodhouse for daily discussions about this project. This work was supported by grants to F. M. W. from Cancer Research UK, the European Union, the Medical Research Council, and the Wellcome Trust and to H. F. from RIKEN. B. M. L. was the recipient of a Federation of European Biochemical Societies long-term fellowship. We gratefully acknowledge financial support, in the form of access to the flow facility, from the Department of Health via the National Institute for Health Research comprehensive Biomedical Research Centre award to Guy's & St Thomas' National Health Service Foundation Trust in partnership with King's College London and King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.