Funding for this research was provided by:
Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (COLCIENCIAS) (567, 569(027-2013))
Universidad de Antioquia (sostenibilidad)
National Institutes of Health (R24OD010435)
Army Research Office (W911NF1410165)
Received: 18 April 2018
Accepted: 13 September 2018
First Online: 25 September 2018
: The Andes Community Environmental Regulations, and also the Andes bill (Decision Adina 391 de 1996), stipulate that the biodiversity, animals and all molecular resources are property of the Colombian Government. The salamanders used in this work were caught in the wild in non-private owned land, under the Contract on Access to Genetic Resources number 118–2015, which was delivered by the Ministerio del Medio Ambiente (Ministry of Enviroment) of Colombia to the Principal Investigator. All experimental procedures were approved by the Institutional Bioethics and Animal Care and Use Committee of the University of Antioquia (Medellín, Colombia).
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