Funding for this research was provided by:
Medical Research Council Newton Fund ([MR/N007085/1] to MS, FD-P & AD)
Received: 27 November 2019
Accepted: 23 March 2020
First Online: 9 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Experimental procedures involving animals were in accordance with the Brazilian legislation (CONCEA; Council for the Control of Animal Experimentation) and performed following approval from the University of Southern Santa Catarina ethics committee.
: Not applicable
: AD and MS are developing thiometallates for the treatment of reperfusion injury. All other authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.