About the Authors
- Diego L. Costa, Vanessa Carregaro, Djalma S. Lima-Júnior, Cristiane M. Milanezi, João S. Silva
- Department of Biochemistry and Immunology, Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
- Neide M. Silva
- Biomedical Sciences Institute, Federal University of Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil
- Cristina R. Cardoso
- Department of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro, Uberaba, Brazil
- Ângela Giudice, Edgar M. Carvalho
- Immunology Service, Professor Edgar Santos Universitary Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
- Amélia R. de Jesus, Roque P. Almeida
- Department of Internal Medicine and Pathology, Federal University of Sergipe, Aracajú, Brazil
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: DLC VC DSLJ NMS CRC ARdJ EMC RPA JSS. Performed the experiments: DLC VC DSLJ CMM CRC AG. Analyzed the data: DLC VC DSLJ CRC ARdJ EMC RPA JSS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DLC ARdJ EMC RPA JSS. Wrote the paper: DLC JSS.