About the Authors

Kirstin Reinecke

Affiliation Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Sevgi Eminel

Affiliation Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Franziska Dierck

Affiliation Pharmaceutical Institute, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Wibke Roessner

Affiliation Pharmaceutical Institute, University of Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Sabine Kersting

Affiliation Department of Visceral and General Surgery, St. Josef Hospital, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Ansgar Michael Chromik

Affiliation Department of Visceral and General Surgery, St. Josef Hospital, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Olga Gavrilova

Affiliation Institute for Clinical Molecular Biology, University of Kiel, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Ale Laukevicience

Affiliation Department of Physiology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania

Ivo Leuschner

Affiliation Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Vicki Waetzig

Affiliation Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Philip Rosenstiel

Affiliation Institute for Clinical Molecular Biology, University of Kiel, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Thomas Herdegen

herdegen.office@pharmakologie.uni-kiel.de

Affiliation Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Christian Sina

Affiliation Institute for Clinical Molecular Biology, University of Kiel, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany

Competing Interests

Xigen Pharm partially supported manpower and lab supply. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. Nevertheless the authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KR VW TH CS PR. Performed the experiments: KR SE WR FD CS OG AL. Analyzed the data: KR TH CS OG WR FD AL SE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KR TH IL SK AMC. Wrote the paper: TH KR CS.