About the Authors

Sakthivel Vaiyapuri

s.vaiyapuri@reading.ac.uk

Affiliation Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

Rajendran Vaiyapuri

Affiliation School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

Rajesh Ashokan

Affiliation Department of Biotechnology, Karpagam University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Karthikeyan Ramasamy

Affiliation Department of Biotechnology, Karpagam University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Kameshwaran Nattamaisundar

Affiliation Department of Biotechnology, Karpagam University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Anburaj Jeyaraj

Affiliation Department of Biotechnology, Karpagam University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Viswanathan Chandran

Affiliation Department of Biotechnology, Karpagam University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Prabu Gajjeraman

Affiliation Department of Biotechnology, Karpagam University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

M. Fazil Baksh

Affiliation Department of Mathematics and Statistics, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

Jonathan M. Gibbins

Affiliation Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

E. Gail Hutchinson

Affiliation Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, School of Biological Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SV JMG EGH. Performed the experiments: SV RV KR AJ RA KN VC PG. Analyzed the data: SV MFB JMG EGH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SV JMG EGH. Wrote the paper: SV JMG EGH.