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Archived Comments for: A high throughput live transparent animal bioassay to identify non-toxic small molecules or genes that regulate vertebrate fat metabolism for obesity drug development

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    W. Todd Penberthy, University of Cincinnati

    13 January 2009

    <br>We were most grateful for the opportunity to examine Vaticanol B, a fascinating molecule. <br><br>Tetsuro Ito, Munekazu Iinuma, and Osamu Hori made this possible. Vaticanol B was isolated and prepared as described [1]. <br><br>Accordingly we enthusiastically update the list of authors to properly recognize the contribution of these individuals:<br>Kevin S. Jones, Alexander P. Alimov, Horacio L. Rilo, Tetsuro Ito, Munekazu Iinuma, Osamu Hori, Ronald J. Jandacek, Laura A. Woollett, and W. Todd Penberthy<br><br><br>Sincerely, <br>W. Todd Penberthy <br><br><br>[1] Ito TA, Tanaka T, Iinuma M, Iliya I, Nakaya K, Ali Z, Takahashi Y, Sawa R, Shirataki Y, Muratae J, Darnaedif D: New resveratrol oligomers in the stem bark of Vatica pauciflora. Tetrahedron 2003;28:5347-5363.<br><br>TI, TEITO@GIFU-PU.AC.JP; ML, IINUMA@GIFU-PU.AC.JP: Department of Pharmacognosy, Gifu Pharmaceutical University, 5-6-1, Mitahora-higashi, Gifu City, Gifu, 502-0838, Japan<br><br>OH, OSAMU@NANAT.M.KANAZAWA-U.AC.JP: Department of Neuroanatomy, Kanazawa University, Graduate School of Medical Science, 13-1, Takara-Machi, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa, 920-8640, Japan<br><br><br><br>W. Todd Penberthy, Ph. D.<br>Assistant Professor<br>Genome Research Institute <br>University of Cincinnati<br>Department of Genome Science <br>C207<br>2180 E. Galbraith Road<br>Cincinnati, OH 45237<br><br>

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