About the Authors
- Jolien Vermeire, Evelien Naessens, Hanne Vanderstraeten, Alessia Landi, Veronica Iannucci, Anouk Van Nuffel, Tom Taghon, Bruno Verhasselt
- Department of Clinical Chemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
- Massimo Pizzato
- Centre for Integrative Biology (CIBIO), University of Trento, Trento, Italy
Bruno Verhasselt serves as an academic editor of PLOS ONE. No other conflicts of interest are to be reported by the authors. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: JV MP BV. Performed the experiments: JV EN HV. Analyzed the data: JV BV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AL VI AVN TT. Wrote the paper: JV BV.