About the Authors

Fiorenzo Moscatelli

Affiliations Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy, Department Of Motor, Human and Health Science, University of Rome, "Foro Italico", Rome, Italy

Giovanni Messina

Affiliations Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy, Department of Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy

Anna Valenzano

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy

Vincenzo Monda

Affiliation Department of Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy

Andrea Viggiano

Affiliation Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy

Antonietta Messina

Affiliation Department of Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy

Annamaria Petito

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy

Antonio Ivano Triggiani

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy

Michela Anna Pia Ciliberti

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy

Marcellino Monda

Affiliation Department of Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy

Laura Capranica

Affiliation Department Of Motor, Human and Health Science, University of Rome, "Foro Italico", Rome, Italy

Giuseppe Cibelli

giuseppe.cibelli@unifg.it

Affiliation Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FM GC AP. Performed the experiments: FM A. Valenzano AP. Analyzed the data: FM AIT AP A. Valenzano A. Viggiano. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FM MAPC VM AM. Wrote the paper: FM LC GC MM GM A. Viggiano.