About the Authors

Mehr un Nisa Iqbal

Contributed equally to this work with: Mehr un Nisa Iqbal, Taseer Ahmed Khan

Affiliation Department of Physiology, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Taseer Ahmed Khan

Contributed equally to this work with: Mehr un Nisa Iqbal, Taseer Ahmed Khan

taseer2@yahoo.com

Affiliation Department of Physiology, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Syed Amir Maqbool

Affiliation Department of Clinical Oncology, Karachi Institute of Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine, Karachi, Pakistan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MI TA. Performed the experiments: MI TA. Analyzed the data: MI TA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MI TA. Wrote the paper: MI TA SAM. Assisted in sampling: SAM.