About the Authors

Mariantonietta Di Stefano, Loreto Gesualdo
Laboratory of Molecular Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy

Maria Luisa Calabrò, Iole Maria Di Gangi, Elisa Bergamo
Istituto Oncologico Veneto, IRCCS, Immunology and Diagnostic Molecular Oncology, Padova, Italy

Santina Cantatore
Laboratory of Histology, School of Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy

Massimo Barbierato, Luigi Chieco-Bianchi
Department of Oncology and Surgical Sciences, Oncology Section, University of Padova, Padova, Italy

Anfumbom Jude Kfutwah
Laboratory of Virology, Centre Pasteur, Yaounde, Cameroon

Margherita Neri, Pantaleo Greco
Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy

Ahidjo Ayouba
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Unite Mixte de Recherche 145, Montpellier, France

Elisabeth Menu
Unité de Régulation des Infections Rétrovirales, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Josè Ramòn Fiore
Department of Clinical and Occupational Health, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy

Corresponding Author

j.fiore@unifg.it

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MDS MLC EM JRF. Performed the experiments: IMDG SC MB EB AK MN. Analyzed the data: MDS MLC LCB PG LG AA EM JRF. Wrote the paper: MDS MLC LCB PG LG EM JRF. Supervised the experiments: MDS MLC. Critically revised the manuscript: LCB PG LG AA EM.