Funding for this research was provided by:
Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung (310030-130085)
Received: 18 October 2019
Accepted: 6 March 2020
First Online: 17 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All animal procedures were in compliance with the European Community guidelines for the use of experimental animals; experimental protocols were approved by the Ethical Committee of the Prefecture of Athens (198177). Animals received a standard rodent laboratory diet. All efforts were made to minimize suffering. Human samples were obtained with the approval of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois ethical committee or by the institutional Review Board of the Faculty of Medicine of the Otto-von-Guericke University (IRB no. 23/16), and written informed consent of patients was obtained.
: Not applicable
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.