1Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
2School of Biotechnology, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India
3Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
4Unidade de Investigação em Epidemiologia (EPIUnit), Instituto de Saúde Pública, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
5Escola Superior de Saúde, Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, Campus 2 - Morro de Lena - Alto do Vieiro, Leiria, Portugal
6Clinical Pathology Department of São João Hospital Centre, Porto, Portugal
7CIAFEL - Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
8Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde (i3 s), University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
9Department of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.
Address correspondence to: Jugal Kishore Das, MSc, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal. E-mail: [email protected]
Received 30 May, 2016
Revised 7 September, 2016
Accepted 7 September, 2016
Funding/support: The study was funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (project reference: UID/BIM/04293/2013), Erasmus Mundus Euphrates (project reference: 2013-2540/001-001), and Unicer Bebidas, S.A. When considering the partial funding by Unicer Bebidas, S.A., it is important to mention that the study here presented was developed, in its full extent, both in scientific terms and research equipment conditions, independently of this company.
Financial disclosure/conflicts of interest: None reported.
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