About the Authors

Dionizio Ramos-Filho

Contributed equally to this work with: Dionizio Ramos-Filho, Gustavo Chicaybam

galina@bioqmed.ufrj.br (AG); dionizioramos@gmail.com (DRF)

Affiliation Laboratory of Bioenergetics and Mitochondrial Physiology-Institute of Medical Biochemistry Leopoldo de Meis-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Gustavo Chicaybam

Contributed equally to this work with: Dionizio Ramos-Filho, Gustavo Chicaybam

Affiliation Laboratory of Bioenergetics and Mitochondrial Physiology-Institute of Medical Biochemistry Leopoldo de Meis-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Eduardo de-Souza-Ferreira

Affiliation Laboratory of Bioenergetics and Mitochondrial Physiology-Institute of Medical Biochemistry Leopoldo de Meis-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Camila Guerra Martinez

Affiliation Institute of Biophysics Carlos Chagas Filho, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Eleonora Kurtenbach

Affiliation Institute of Biophysics Carlos Chagas Filho, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Gustavo Casimiro-Lopes

Affiliation Institute of Physical Education and Sports-State University of Rio de Janeiro, UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Antonio Galina

galina@bioqmed.ufrj.br (AG); dionizioramos@gmail.com (DRF)

Affiliation Laboratory of Bioenergetics and Mitochondrial Physiology-Institute of Medical Biochemistry Leopoldo de Meis-Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DR GC AG. Performed the experiments: DR GC ESF CGM AG. Analyzed the data: DR GC ESF CGM EK AG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EK AG. Wrote the paper: DR GC AG. General ideas and conception: GC.