About the Authors

Godfrey Essien Etokebe

godfrey.etokebe@odont.uio.no

Affiliation Molecular Genetics Laboratory Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Ljiljana Bulat-Kardum

Affiliation Section of Pulmology, Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Hospital Center, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia

Ludvig Andre Munthe

Affiliation Dept of Immunology, OUS-Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway

Sanja Balen

Affiliation Clinical Institute for Transfusion Medicine, Universal Hospital Center Rijeka, School of Medicine, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia

Zlatko Dembic

Affiliation Molecular Genetics Laboratory Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GEE ZD LM. Performed the experiments: GEE. Analyzed the data: GEE ZD LM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GEE ZD LB SB LM. Wrote the paper: GEE ZD.