About the Authors

Iakovos Lazaridis

Contributed equally to this work with: Iakovos Lazaridis, Ioannis Charalampopoulos

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece

Ioannis Charalampopoulos

Contributed equally to this work with: Iakovos Lazaridis, Ioannis Charalampopoulos

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece

Vassilia-Ismini Alexaki

Affiliation Experimental Endocrinology, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece

Nicolaos Avlonitis

Affiliation Institute of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece

Iosif Pediaditakis

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece

Paschalis Efstathopoulos

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece

Theodora Calogeropoulou

Affiliation Institute of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece

Elias Castanas

Affiliation Experimental Endocrinology, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece

Achille Gravanis

gravanis@med.uoc.gr

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece

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: IC EC AG. Performed the experiments: IL IC VIA IP PE NA. Analyzed the data: IL IC VIA EC AG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NA TC. Wrote the paper: AG.