About the Authors

Sami H. Jezzini

Affiliations Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America, Institute of Neurobiology, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America

Dalynés Reyes-Colón

Affiliations Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America, Institute of Neurobiology, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America, Department of Biology, Arecibo Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America

María A. Sosa

maria.sosa@upr.edu

Affiliations Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America, Institute of Neurobiology, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SHJ MAS. Performed the experiments: SHJ. Analyzed the data: SHJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MAS DRC. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: SHJ DRC MAS.