About the Authors

Ananthi Rajamoorthi

Contributed equally to this work with: Ananthi Rajamoorthi, Shubham Shrivastava, Robert Steele

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Shubham Shrivastava

Contributed equally to this work with: Ananthi Rajamoorthi, Shubham Shrivastava, Robert Steele

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Robert Steele

Contributed equally to this work with: Ananthi Rajamoorthi, Shubham Shrivastava, Robert Steele

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Pratibha Nerurkar

Affiliation Laboratory of Metabolic Disorders and Alternative Medicine, Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America

Juan G. Gonzalez

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Susan Crawford

Affiliations Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, Saint Louis University Cancer Center, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Mark Varvares

Affiliation Saint Louis University Cancer Center, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Ratna B. Ray

rayrb@slu.edu

Affiliations Department of Pathology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America, Saint Louis University Cancer Center, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AR MV PN RR. Performed the experiments: AR SS RS PV JGG RR. Analyzed the data: AR SS RS PV JGG SC MV RR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PN. Wrote the paper: AR SS RS PV JGG SC MV RR.