About the Authors

Isadora Maria Villas-Boas, Rute Maria Gonçalves-de-Andrade, Giselle Pidde-Queiroz, Fernanda C. V. Portaro, Osvaldo A. Sant'Anna, Denise V. Tambourgi
Immunochemistry Laboratory, Butantan Institute, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Suely Lucia Muro Rais Assaf
Genetics Laboratory, Butantan Institute, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Carmen W. van den Berg
Department of Pharmacology, Oncology and Radiology, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

dvtambourgi@butantan.gov.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IMVB RMGdA FCVP OAS DVT. Performed the experiments: IMVB RMGdA GPQ OAS. Analyzed the data: IMVB SLMRA FCVP OAS CWvdB DVT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RMGdA FCVP OAS DVT. Wrote the paper: IMVB RMGdA CWvdB DVT.