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Nature Immunology | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2015


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We thank P. O'Brien for assistance with tissue collection, S. Wada for animal care, M. Febbraio and A. Lew for critical advice, E. Cretney for mice and E. Bandala-Sanchez, V. Bryant and J. Brady for reagents. We are grateful to K. Nakanishi (Hyogo College of Medicine), T. Mak (The Campbell Family Institute for Breast Cancer Research), and U. Klein (Columbia University) for mice. Supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (A.K., S.L.N. and G.K.S.), the Sylvia and Charles Viertel Foundation (A.K.), the Australian Research Council (A.K. and S.L.N.), the Diabetes Australia Research Trust (J. M. W.), PRESTO from the Japan Science and Technology Agency (K.M.), and a Grant-in Aid for Scientific Research (B) (26293110 to K.M.) and a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) (22229004 to S. Koyasu) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. W.L., P.L. and W.J.L. are supported by the Division of Intramural Research, National Heart, Blood, and Lung Institute, US National Institutes of Health. This study was made possible through Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Support and Australian Government NHMRC Independent Research Institute Infrastructure Support scheme.