About the Authors

Christiane Silke Tudor

Affiliation Department of Nephropathology, Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Erlangen, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, 91054 Erlangen, Germany

Heiko Bruns

Affiliation Department of Hematology and Oncology, University Hospital Erlangen, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, University Hospital, 91054 Erlangen, Germany

Christoph Daniel

Affiliation Department of Nephropathology, Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Erlangen, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, 91054 Erlangen, Germany

Luitpold Valentin Distel

Affiliation Department of Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Erlangen, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, University Hospital, 91054 Erlangen, Germany

Arndt Hartmann

Affiliation Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Erlangen, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, 91054 Erlangen, Germany

Armin Gerbitz

Affiliation Department of Hematology and Oncology, University Hospital Erlangen, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, University Hospital, 91054 Erlangen, Germany

Maike Julia Buettner

maike.buettner@uk-erlangen.de

Affiliation Department of Nephropathology, Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Erlangen, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, 91054 Erlangen, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJB CST HB CD AH. Performed the experiments: MJB CST CD HB. Analyzed the data: MJB CST LVD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LVD CST HB. Wrote the paper: CST MJB HB CD LVD AH AG.