Paula Mantero, Gerardo Gabriel Zerbetto de Palma, Marcela Beatriz Zubillaga, Mariana Andrea Janjetic, Cinthia Gabriela Goldman, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquímica, Cátedra de Física, Buenos Aires C1113AAD, Argentina
Gonzalo Sebastián Matus, Rodolfo Ernesto Corti, Hospital de Gastroenterología “Dr. Carlos Bonorino Udaondo”, Sección Esófago-Estómago, Buenos Aires C1264AAA, Argentina
Ana María Cabanne, Hospital de Gastroenterología "Dr. Carlos Bonorino Udaondo”, Unidad Patología, Buenos Aires C1264AAA, Argentina
Gerardo Gabriel Zerbetto de Palma, Universidad de Buenos Aires - CONICET, Facultad de Medicina, Instituto de Microbiología y Parasitología Médica (IMPAM), Buenos Aires C1121ABG, Argentina
Liliana Marchesi Olid, Mariana Andrea Janjetic, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Medicina, Escuela de Nutrición, Buenos Aires C1121ABG, Argentina
María Marta Piskorz, Hospital de Clínicas “José de San Martín”, División Gastroenterología, Buenos Aires C1120AAR, Argentina
Marcela Beatriz Zubillaga, Mariana Andrea Janjetic, Cinthia Gabriela Goldman, National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Buenos Aires C1425FQB, Argentina
Author contributions: Janjetic MA and Goldman CG formulated the research questions and designed the study; Mantero P, Matus GS, Corti RE, Zerbetto de Palma GG, Marchesi Olid L and Piskorz MM collected samples and data; Mantero P, Cabanne AM, Zerbetto de Palma GG and Goldman CG performed experiments; Janjetic MA performed the statistical analysis; Mantero P, Zubillaga MB, Janjetic MA and Goldman CG interpreted data; Mantero P, Janjetic MA and Goldman CG wrote the article; all authors have read and approved the ﬁnal manuscript.
Supported by the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Buenos Aires, Argentina, No. UBACYT 20020100100837 and No. UBACYT 20020130100645BA to Goldman CG; and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria, Coordinated Research Project (CRP) E43025 No. ARG-16746 to Goldman CG. UBA and IAEA had no role in the design, analysis or writing of the present article.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Hospital de Gastroenterología “Dr. Carlos Bonorino Udaondo” and the Hospital de Clínicas “José de San Martín” Institutional Review Boards.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Cinthia Gabriela Goldman, PhD, Adjunct Professor, Research Scientist, Physics Department, School of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires, Junín 956, Buenos Aires C1113AAD, Argentina. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: November 4, 2017
Peer-review started: November 4, 2017
First decision: November 14, 2017
Revised: November 30, 2017
Accepted: December 4, 2017
Article in press: December 4, 2017
Published online: January 21, 2018