About the Authors

Nikolaos Pagonas

Contributed equally to this work with: Nikolaos Pagonas, Wolfgang Vautz

Affiliation Deparment of Nephrology, Charité – Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany

Wolfgang Vautz

Contributed equally to this work with: Nikolaos Pagonas, Wolfgang Vautz

Affiliation Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften ISAS – e.V., Dortmund, Germany

Luzia Seifert

Affiliation Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften ISAS – e.V., Dortmund, Germany

Rafael Slodzinski

Affiliation Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften ISAS – e.V., Dortmund, Germany

Joachim Jankowski

Affiliation Deparment of Nephrology, Charité – Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany

Walter Zidek

Affiliation Deparment of Nephrology, Charité – Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany

Timm H. Westhoff

timm.westhoff@charite.de

Affiliation Deparment of Nephrology, Charité – Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WV WZ THW. Performed the experiments: NP LS RS JJ. Analyzed the data: NP WV LS RS WZ THW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WV. Wrote the paper: NP WV THW.