About the Authors

Enrica San Pietro

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Oncology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Chieti, Italy

Mariagrazia Capestrano

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Oncology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Chieti, Italy

Elena V. Polishchuk

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Oncology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Chieti, Italy

Alessio DiPentima

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Oncology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Chieti, Italy

Alvar Trucco

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Oncology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Chieti, Italy

Pasquale Zizza

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Oncology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Chieti, Italy

Stefania Mariggiò

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Oncology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Chieti, Italy

Teodoro Pulvirenti

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Oncology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Chieti, Italy

Michele Sallese

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Oncology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Chieti, Italy

Stefano Tete

Affiliation Department of Oral Sciences, University “G. D'Annunzio”, Chieti, Italy

Alexander A. Mironov

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Oncology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Chieti, Italy

Christina C. Leslie

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, Colorado, United States of America

Daniela Corda

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Oncology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Chieti, Italy

Alberto Luini

luini@negrisud.it (AL); polish@negrisud.it (RSP)

Affiliations Department of Cell Biology and Oncology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Chieti, Italy, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Naples, Italy

Roman S. Polishchuk

luini@negrisud.it (AL); polish@negrisud.it (RSP)

Affiliations Department of Cell Biology and Oncology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Chieti, Italy, Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Naples, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: ESP EVP DC AL RP. Performed the experiments: ESP MC EVP ADP AT PZ SM RP. Analyzed the data: ESP MC EVP AT PZ SM TP MS ST AAM DC RP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TP MS ST AAM CCL DC. Wrote the paper: CCL AL RP.