About the Authors

Engin Ulukaya

Contributed equally to this work with: Engin Ulukaya, Fiona M. Frame

eulukaya@uludag.edu.tr

Affiliation Department of Medical Biochemistry, Medical School, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey

Fiona M. Frame

Contributed equally to this work with: Engin Ulukaya, Fiona M. Frame

Affiliation Department of Biology, YCR Cancer Research Unit, University of York, Heslington, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Buse Cevatemre

Affiliation Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey

Davide Pellacani

Affiliation Department of Biology, YCR Cancer Research Unit, University of York, Heslington, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Hannah Walker

Affiliation Department of Biology, YCR Cancer Research Unit, University of York, Heslington, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Vincent M. Mann

Affiliation Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom

Matthew S. Simms

Affiliation Department of Urology, Castle Hill Hospital (Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust), Cottingham, United Kingdom

Michael J. Stower

Affiliation York District Hospital, York, United Kingdom

Veysel T. Yilmaz

Affiliation Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Uludag University, Bursa, Turkey

Norman J. Maitland

Affiliation Department of Biology, YCR Cancer Research Unit, University of York, Heslington, York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EU FMF VTY NJM. Performed the experiments: EU FMF BC. Analyzed the data: EU DP FMF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VTY FMF HW VMM MSS MJS. Wrote the paper: EU FMF.