About the Authors
- Manfred Thiel, Alexander Chouker, Akio Ohta, Charles Caldwell, Patrick Smith, Dmitry Lukashev, Michail V Sitkovsky
- Laboratory of Immunology, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
- Manfred Thiel, Alexander Chouker
- Clinic of Anaesthesiology, University of Munich, Germany
- Akio Ohta, Dmitry Lukashev, Michail V Sitkovsky
- New England Inflammation and Tissue Protection Institute, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
- Edward Jackson
- Pharmacology/Medicine Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, United States of America
- Iris Bittmann
- Pathology, Klinikum Grosshadern, University of Munich, Germany
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
MT and MVS conceived and designed the experiments. MT, AC, AO, EJ, CC, and PS performed the experiments. DL and IB analyzed the data. MT and MVS wrote the paper.