About the Authors

Mohd. Fareed

Affiliation Epidemiology Division, CSIR - Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR-IITR), Lucknow, India

Manoj Kumar Pathak

Affiliation Epidemiology Division, CSIR - Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR-IITR), Lucknow, India

Vipin Bihari

Affiliation Epidemiology Division, CSIR - Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR-IITR), Lucknow, India

Ritul Kamal

Affiliation Epidemiology Division, CSIR - Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR-IITR), Lucknow, India

Anup Kumar Srivastava

Affiliation Epidemiology Division, CSIR - Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR-IITR), Lucknow, India

Chandrasekharan Nair Kesavachandran

ckchandran@iitr.res.in

Affiliation Epidemiology Division, CSIR - Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (CSIR-IITR), Lucknow, India

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MF CNK MKP AKS. Performed the experiments: MF CNK MKP. Analyzed the data: MF CNK MKP VB RK AKS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CNK AKS. Wrote the paper: MF CNK AKS.