About the Authors

Cláudia S. F. Queiroga

Contributed equally to this work with: Cláudia S. F. Queiroga, Simone Tomasi

Affiliations Chronic Diseases Research Center (CEDOC), Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET)/Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica (ITQB), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

Simone Tomasi

Contributed equally to this work with: Cláudia S. F. Queiroga, Simone Tomasi

Affiliations Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi (NICO) - AOU San Luigi Gonzaga, Orbassano, Turin, Italy, Department of Anatomy, Pharmacology and Forensic Medicine, University of Turin Medical School, Turin, Italy

Marius Widerøe

Affiliation Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children's and Women's Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

Paula M. Alves

Affiliation Chronic Diseases Research Center (CEDOC), Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

Alessandro Vercelli

Affiliations Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi (NICO) - AOU San Luigi Gonzaga, Orbassano, Turin, Italy, Department of Anatomy, Pharmacology and Forensic Medicine, University of Turin Medical School, Turin, Italy

Helena L. A. Vieira

helena.vieira@fcm.unl.pt

Affiliations Chronic Diseases Research Center (CEDOC), Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET)/Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica (ITQB), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CQ AV HV. Performed the experiments: CQ ST MW. Analyzed the data: CQ ST AV HV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HV PA AV. Wrote the paper: CQ MW ST HV AV.