About the Authors

Seyedeh Sara Shafiei

sarashafiei@aut.ac.ir (SSS); azaun@um.edu.my (NAAO)

Affiliations Department of Stem cell and Regenerative medicine, Institute of Medical Biotechnology, National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Tehran 14965/161, Iran, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia

Mehran Solati-Hashjin

Affiliations Biomaterials Center of Excellence, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran 15914, Iran, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia

Ali Samadikuchaksaraei

Affiliations Cellular and Molecular Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Department of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Faculty of Advanced Technologies in Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran, Department of Medical Biotechnology, Faculty of Allied Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Reza Kalantarinejad

Affiliation Converging Technology Research Center, Hamgara, Tehran, Iran

Mitra Asadi-Eydivand

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia

Noor Azuan Abu Osman

sarashafiei@aut.ac.ir (SSS); azaun@um.edu.my (NAAO)

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SSS MSH. Performed the experiments: SSS. Analyzed the data: SSS AS RK MAE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MSH NAAO. Wrote the paper: SSS MSH NAAO MAE.