About the Authors

Simone Pieretti

Contributed equally to this work with: Simone Pieretti, Jurgen R. Haanstra

Affiliations Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, Pharmaceutical Biochemistry Group, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Geneva, University of Lausanne, Geneva, Switzerland, Department of Biochemistry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Jurgen R. Haanstra

Contributed equally to this work with: Simone Pieretti, Jurgen R. Haanstra

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, Centre for Liver, Digestive and Metabolic Diseases, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, Department of Molecular Cell Physiology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Muriel Mazet

Address Current address: Centre de Résonance Magnétique des Systèmes Biologiques (RMSB), UMR 5536 CNRS, Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France

Affiliation Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute and Laboratory of Biochemistry, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

Remo Perozzo

Affiliation Pharmaceutical Biochemistry Group, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Geneva, University of Lausanne, Geneva, Switzerland

Christian Bergamini

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Federica Prati

Affiliations Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, Department of Drug Discovery and Development, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy

Romana Fato

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Giorgio Lenaz

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Giovanni Capranico

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Reto Brun

Affiliation Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Barbara M. Bakker

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, Centre for Liver, Digestive and Metabolic Diseases, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, Department of Molecular Cell Physiology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Paul A. M. Michels

Affiliation Research Unit for Tropical Diseases, de Duve Institute and Laboratory of Biochemistry, Université Catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium

Leonardo Scapozza

Affiliation Pharmaceutical Biochemistry Group, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Geneva, University of Lausanne, Geneva, Switzerland

Maria Laura Bolognesi

marialaura.bolognesi@unibo.it (MLB); andrea.cavalli@unibo.it (AC)

Affiliation Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Andrea Cavalli

marialaura.bolognesi@unibo.it (MLB); andrea.cavalli@unibo.it (AC)

Affiliations Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, Department of Drug Discovery and Development, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RP PAMM MLB AC. Performed the experiments: SP JRH MM RP FP CB RB. Analyzed the data: JRH RP RF GL GC BMB PAMM LS MLB AC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GL GC PAMM LS MLB AC. Wrote the paper: JRH PAAM MLB AC.