Matriptase-2 deficiency protects from obesity by modulating iron homeostasis
We thank S. Costilla (Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias) and A. Nistal (SCTs Universidad de Oviedo) for technical support on MRI scanning and image analysis, and E. Pascual, V. Loredo, A. Moyano, and R. Feijoo for excellent technical assistance. We thank M.W. Hentze for helpful comments, and B.K. Mueller and A. Popp for providing the anti-HJV antibody (Abbvie Deutschland GmbH & Co KG) and control anti-IgG, as well as for their outstanding technical advice. We also thank Servicio de Histopatologia (IUOPA) for histological studies. This work was supported by grants from Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad (Spain). A.R.F. is recipient of a Ramon y Cajal Fellowship. S.F.-R. is recipient of an FPU fellowship. The IUOPA is supported by Fundacion Cajastur-Asturias.
Ramon y Cajal Fellowship