About the Authors

Sandeep Gupta, Shunan Li, Md. Joynal Abedin, Kajohnsak Noppakun, Lawrence Wang, Tarundeep Kaur, Clifford J. Steer
Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Behzad Najafian
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Cecília M. P. Rodrigues
Research Institute for Medicines and Pharmaceutical Sciences (iMed.UL), Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Clifford J. Steer
Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SG CJS. Performed the experiments: SG SL MJA KN LW BN. Analyzed the data: SG SL MJA KN LW BN. Wrote the paper: SG SL. Read and edited the manuscript: TK CMPR CJS.