About the Authors

Paulo Marcos Matta Guedes
Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil

Paulo Marcos Matta Guedes, Fredy Roberto Salazar Gutierrez, Grace Kelly Silva, João Santana Silva
Department of Biochemistry and Immunology, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Fredy Roberto Salazar Gutierrez
School of Medicine, University Antonio Narino, Bogota, Colombia

Renata Dellalibera-Joviliano
Integrated Faculty Fafibe and Department of Surgery and Anatomy, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Gerson Jhonatan Rodrigues
Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Lusiane Maria Bendhack
Department of Physical and Chemistry, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Anis Rassi Jr, Anis Rassi
Division of Cardiology, Anis Rassi Hospital, Goiânia, Brazil

André Schmidt, Benedito Carlos Maciel, José Antonio Marin Neto
Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Corresponding Author

jsdsilva@fmrp.usp.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PMMG FRSG JSS. Performed the experiments: PMMG FRSG GKS. Analyzed the data: PMMG FRSG GKS RDJ GJR LMB AR ARJ AS BCM JAMN JSS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PMMG FRSG GKS RDJ GJR LMB AR ARJ AS BCM JAMN JSS. Wrote the paper: PMMG FRSG AR ARJ AS BCM JAMN JSS.