Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (DK34153, DK11564, DK28300,)
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (UL1TR002649)
Virginia Commonwealth University (CCTR Endowment Fund)
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Received: 15 February 2019
Accepted: 8 July 2019
First Online: 13 August 2019
Compliance with ethical standards
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: All applicable international, national and institutional guidelines for the care and use of animals were followed. All animal procedures were performed according to a protocol approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee of Virginia Commonwealth University.