About the Authors

Elisabetta Caselli, Roberta Rizzo, Sabrina Benedetti, Enzo Cassai, Dario Di Luca
Section of Microbiology, Department of Experimental and Diagnostic Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy

Maria Chiara Zatelli, Giorgio Trasforini, Ettore C. degli Uberti
Section of Endocrinology, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Advanced Therapies and LTTA, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy

Debora Martorelli, Riccardo Dolcetti
Cancer Bio-Immunotherapy Unit, CRO – IRCCS, National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy

Corresponding Author

csb@unife.it

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: E. Caselli, D. di Luca, R. Dolcetti. Performed the experiments: E. Caselli. M.C. Zatelli, R. Rizzo, S. Benedetti, D. Martorelli. Analyzed the data: E. Caselli, M.C. Zatelli, E. Cassai, E.C. degli Uberti, D. di Luca, R. Dolcetti. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: M.C. Zatelli, G. Trasforini. Wrote the paper: E. Caselli, D. di Luca, R. Dolcetti. Coordinated interaction between departments and discussed results: E. Cassai.