About the Authors

Antonella Montinaro

Contributed equally to this work with: Antonella Montinaro, Giovanni Forte

Affiliation Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy

Giovanni Forte

Contributed equally to this work with: Antonella Montinaro, Giovanni Forte

Affiliation Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy

Rosalinda Sorrentino

Affiliation Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy

Antonio Luciano

Affiliation National Cancer Institute “G. Pascale” Naples, Naples, Italy

Giuseppe Palma

Affiliation National Cancer Institute “G. Pascale” Naples, Naples, Italy

Claudio Arra

Affiliation National Cancer Institute “G. Pascale” Naples, Naples, Italy

Ian M. Adcock

Affiliation NHLI, Imperial College of London, London, United Kingdom

Aldo Pinto

Affiliation Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy

Silvana Morello

smorello@unisa.it

Affiliation Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SM. Performed the experiments: SM AM GF RS AL GP. Analyzed the data: SM GF AM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CA. Wrote the paper: SM IMA AP.