Funding for this research was provided by:
Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco, Ministero della Salute (Ricerca Corrente 2017, ISG)
Received: 30 May 2018
Revised: 2 July 2018
Accepted: 12 July 2018
First Online: 9 August 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Institutional Research Ethics Committee (Comitato Etico IFO, Istituti 566 Regina Elena e San Gallicano) approved all research activities involving human subjects (collection of samples in the biobank and the following use for this study). Patients gave written informed consent to collection of samples of human material for research. These documents are available; please contact the author. No animals were used in this study.
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