About the Authors

Cristina Wide Pissetti

Affiliation Laboratory of Immunology, Universidade Federal do Triângulo Mineiro, Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Dalmo Correia

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Universidade Federal do Triângulo Mineiro, Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Rafael Faria de Oliveira

Affiliation Laboratory of Immunology, Universidade Federal do Triângulo Mineiro, Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Maurício Manoel Llaguno

Affiliation Laboratory of Immunology, Universidade Federal do Triângulo Mineiro, Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Marly Aparecida Spadotto Balarin

Affiliation Laboratory of Genetics, Universidade Federal do Triângulo Mineiro, Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Roseane Lopes Silva-Grecco

Affiliation Laboratory of Genetics, Universidade Federal do Triângulo Mineiro, Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Virmondes Rodrigues Jr

vrodrigues@mednet.com.br

Affiliation Laboratory of Immunology, Universidade Federal do Triângulo Mineiro, Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DC VR. Performed the experiments: CWP RFdO MML MASB RLSG. Analyzed the data: CWP DC VR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VR. Wrote the paper: CWP VR.