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Tanya C Burch1,2,3*, Stephen Mackay1,2,3*ORCID logo, Naomi L Hitefield1,2,3ORCID logo, Autumn B Roberts1,2,3ORCID logo, Ian O Oduor1,2,3ORCID logo, and Julius O Nyalwidhe1,2,3§ORCID logo

1Eastern Virginia Medical School

2Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology

3Leroy T. Canoles Jr. Cancer Research Center

§Correspondence to: Julius O Nyalwidhe (nyalwijo@evms.edu)

* Authors have equal contribution







This work was supported by funds from the Eastern Virginia Medical School through the Start-up Funds to JON. Supplementary funding was obtained from the Cook Foundation through the EVMS Foundation.

Author Contributions

  • Tanya C Burch: Investigation, Methodology, Writing - original draft, Writing - review & editing, Formal analysis
  • Stephen Mackay: Investigation, Formal analysis, Writing - review & editing
  • Naomi L Hitefield: Formal analysis, Investigation, Writing - original draft, Writing - review & editing
  • Autumn B Roberts: Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology
  • Ian O Oduor: Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing - original draft, Writing - review & editing, Investigation
  • Julius O Nyalwidhe: Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing - original draft, Writing - review & editing

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  • Received: 7/13/2022
  • Revision Received: 10/15/2022
  • Accepted: 10/21/2022
  • Published Online: 10/22/2022
  • Indexed: 11/5/2022



© 2022 by the authors. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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