About the Authors

Katrin Wenzel

Contributed equally to this work with: Katrin Wenzel, Hannelore Haase, Gerd Wallukat

Affiliation Medical Faculty of the Charité, Franz-Volhard Clinic and HELIOS Klinikum-Berlin, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Berlin, Germany

Hannelore Haase

Contributed equally to this work with: Katrin Wenzel, Hannelore Haase, Gerd Wallukat

Affiliation Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany

Gerd Wallukat

Contributed equally to this work with: Katrin Wenzel, Hannelore Haase, Gerd Wallukat

Affiliation Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany

Wolfgang Derer

Affiliation Medical Faculty of the Charité, Franz-Volhard Clinic and HELIOS Klinikum-Berlin, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Berlin, Germany

Sabine Bartel

Affiliation Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany

Volker Homuth

Affiliation Medical Faculty of the Charité, Franz-Volhard Clinic and HELIOS Klinikum-Berlin, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Berlin, Germany

Florian Herse

Affiliation Medical Faculty of the Charité, Franz-Volhard Clinic and HELIOS Klinikum-Berlin, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Berlin, Germany

Norbert Hubner

Affiliation Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany

Herbert Schulz

Affiliation Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany

Marion Janczikowski

Affiliation Medical Faculty of the Charité, Franz-Volhard Clinic and HELIOS Klinikum-Berlin, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Berlin, Germany

Carsten Lindschau

Affiliation Department of Nephrology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Christoph Schroeder

Affiliation Medical Faculty of the Charité, Franz-Volhard Clinic and HELIOS Klinikum-Berlin, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Berlin, Germany

Stefan Verlohren

Affiliation Medical Faculty of the Charité, Franz-Volhard Clinic and HELIOS Klinikum-Berlin, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Berlin, Germany

Ingo Morano

Affiliation Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany

Dominik N. Muller

Affiliation Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany

Friedrich C. Luft

Affiliations Medical Faculty of the Charité, Franz-Volhard Clinic and HELIOS Klinikum-Berlin, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Berlin, Germany, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany

Rainer Dietz

Affiliation Medical Faculty of the Charité, Franz-Volhard Clinic and HELIOS Klinikum-Berlin, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Berlin, Germany

Ralf Dechend

ralf.dechend@charite.de

These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Medical Faculty of the Charité, Franz-Volhard Clinic and HELIOS Klinikum-Berlin, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Berlin, Germany

Peter Karczewski

These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation E. R. D. E. eV, Berlin, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KW HH GW DNM FCL RD RD PK. Performed the experiments: KW HH GW WD SB VH FH NH HS MJ CL CS SV RD PK. Analyzed the data: KW HH WD SB VH FH NH HS SV IM DNM FCL RD RD PK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KW HH GW WD SB IM PK. Wrote the paper: KW HH FCL RD PK.