About the Authors

Leandro Licursi de Oliveira

Affiliation Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

Kely Cristine Coltri

Affiliation Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

Cristina Ribeiro Barros Cardoso

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Immunology, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

Maria-Cristina Roque-Barreira

Affiliation Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

Ademilson Panunto-Castelo

apcastelo@usp.br

Affiliation Department of General and Specialized Nursing, School of Nursing of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LO AP. Performed the experiments: LO KC CC. Analyzed the data: LO KC CC AP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LO MR AP. Wrote the paper: LO KC AP.