About the Authors

Mariana Santos

Affiliation Health Sciences Department, Centre for Cell Biology, Neuroscience Laboratory, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Sandra Rebelo

srebelo@ua.pt

Affiliation Health Sciences Department, Centre for Cell Biology, Neuroscience Laboratory, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Paula J. M. Van Kleeff

Affiliation Health Sciences Department, Centre for Cell Biology, Signal Transduction Laboratory, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Connie E. Kim

Affiliation Departments of Neurology and Cell & Developmental Biology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

William T. Dauer

Affiliation Departments of Neurology and Cell & Developmental Biology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Margarida Fardilha

Affiliation Health Sciences Department, Centre for Cell Biology, Signal Transduction Laboratory, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Odete A. da Cruz e Silva

Affiliation Health Sciences Department, Centre for Cell Biology, Neuroscience Laboratory, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Edgar F. da Cruz e Silva

Affiliation Health Sciences Department, Centre for Cell Biology, Signal Transduction Laboratory, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MS SR MF WD OCS ECS. Performed the experiments: MS SR PVK CEK. Analyzed the data: MS SR OCS WD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: OCS ECS WD. Wrote the manuscript: MS SR OCS WD.