About the Authors

Yue Shen, Yongzhi Guo, Chun Du, Malgorzata Wilczynska, Tor Ny
Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Sten Hellström
Department of Audiology and Neurotology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Corresponding Author

tor.ny@medchem.umu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YS YG TN. Performed the experiments: YS YG CD. Analyzed the data: YS YG TN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TN. Wrote the paper: YS YG MW SH TN.