About the Authors

Hannes Knüppel, Marcel Mertz, Martina Schmidhuber, Gerald Neitzke, Daniel Strech
Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Marcel Mertz
University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany

Martina Schmidhuber
University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HK DS. Performed the experiments: HK MM MS GN DS. Analyzed the data: HK MM MS GN DS. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: DS. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: HK MM MS GN DS. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: HK MM MS GN DS. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: HK MM MS GN DS.