About the Authors

Ricardo Usategui-Martín

Contributed equally to this work with: Ricardo Usategui-Martín, Judith García-Aparicio, Luis Corral-Gudino, Ismael Calero-Paniagua, Javier Del Pino-Montes, Rogelio González Sarmiento

Affiliation Unidad de Medicina Molecular-IBSAL, Departamento de Medicina, Universidad de Salamanca-Hospital Universitario de Salamanca-CSIC, Salamanca, España

Judith García-Aparicio

Contributed equally to this work with: Ricardo Usategui-Martín, Judith García-Aparicio, Luis Corral-Gudino, Ismael Calero-Paniagua, Javier Del Pino-Montes, Rogelio González Sarmiento

Affiliation Servicio de Medicina interna-IBSAL, Hospital Universitario de Salamanca Universidad de Salamanca CSIC, Salamanca, España

Luis Corral-Gudino

Contributed equally to this work with: Ricardo Usategui-Martín, Judith García-Aparicio, Luis Corral-Gudino, Ismael Calero-Paniagua, Javier Del Pino-Montes, Rogelio González Sarmiento

Affiliation Servicio de Medicina interna-IBSAL, Hospital Universitario de Salamanca Universidad de Salamanca CSIC, Salamanca, España

Ismael Calero-Paniagua

Contributed equally to this work with: Ricardo Usategui-Martín, Judith García-Aparicio, Luis Corral-Gudino, Ismael Calero-Paniagua, Javier Del Pino-Montes, Rogelio González Sarmiento

Affiliation Servicio de Reumatología-IBSAL, Hospital Universitario de Salamanca-Universidad de Salamanca-CSIC, Salamanca, España

Javier Del Pino-Montes

Contributed equally to this work with: Ricardo Usategui-Martín, Judith García-Aparicio, Luis Corral-Gudino, Ismael Calero-Paniagua, Javier Del Pino-Montes, Rogelio González Sarmiento

Affiliation Servicio de Reumatología-IBSAL, Hospital Universitario de Salamanca-Universidad de Salamanca-CSIC, Salamanca, España

Rogelio González Sarmiento

Contributed equally to this work with: Ricardo Usategui-Martín, Judith García-Aparicio, Luis Corral-Gudino, Ismael Calero-Paniagua, Javier Del Pino-Montes, Rogelio González Sarmiento

gonzalez@usal.es

Affiliations Unidad de Medicina Molecular-IBSAL, Departamento de Medicina, Universidad de Salamanca-Hospital Universitario de Salamanca-CSIC, Salamanca, España, Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular del Cáncer (IBMCC), Universidad de Salamanca-CSIC, Salamanca, España

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RUM JDPM RGS. Performed the experiments: RUM JGA LCG ICP JDPM RGS. Analyzed the data: RUM JDPM RGS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JDPM RGS. Wrote the paper: RUM JDPM RGS. Sample collection: JGA LCG ICP JDPM.