About the Authors

Jasmin

Affiliations Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Linda A. Jelicks

Affiliation Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Wade Koba

Affiliation Department of Radiology (Nuclear Medicine), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Herbert B. Tanowitz

Affiliations Department of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Rosalia Mendez-Otero

Affiliation Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Antonio C. Campos de Carvalho

Affiliations Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

David C. Spray

david.spray@einstein.yu.edu

Affiliations Department of Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: J LAJ WK HBT RMO ACCC DCS. Performed the experiments: J LAJ WK . Analyzed the data: J LAJ WK ACCC DCS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: J LAJ WK HBT RMO ACCC DCS. Wrote the paper: J LAJ WK HBT RMO ACCC DCS.