About the Authors

Rehana Rehman

Affiliation Physiology, Bahria University Medical & Dental College, Karachi, Pakistan

Rakhshaan Khan

Affiliation BUM&DC, Karachi, Pakistan

Ambreen Surti

ambreensurti@yahoo.com

Affiliation Anatomy, Bahria University Medical & Dental College, Karachi, Pakistan

Hira Khan

Affiliation Elixir Technologies, Islamabad, Pakistan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared the following interests: co-author HK is employed by Elixir Technologies. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RR RK AS. Performed the experiments: RR RK AS HK. Analyzed the data: RR RK AS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HK RR AS. Wrote the paper: AS RK RR.