About the Authors

Vanessa Oliveira

Affiliation Nephrology Division, School of Medicine, Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Eliana Hiromi Akamine

Affiliation Pharmacology Department, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Maria Helena C. Carvalho

Affiliation Pharmacology Department, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Lisete Compagno Michelini

Affiliation Physiology Department, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Zuleica Bruno Fortes

Affiliation Pharmacology Department, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Tatiana Sousa Cunha

Affiliation Science and Technology Institute, Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Maria do Carmo Franco

maria.franco@unifesp.br

Affiliations Nephrology Division, School of Medicine, Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, Physiology Department, School of Medicine, Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MF TSC EHA LCM ZBF VO. Performed the experiments: VO. Analyzed the data: MF VO EHA LCM TSC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MF MHCC ZBF EHA. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: MF VO EHA.