Funding for this research was provided by:
Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India (XII Plan, BRNS fund, XII Plan fund)
Received: 5 April 2020
Revised: 21 November 2020
Accepted: 11 December 2020
First Online: 21 January 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: No human-derived samples were used in this study and hence there is no human-specific ethical approval to report. All the animal experiments were performed upon receipt of approval from the institutional animal ethics committee (IAEC). Mice were maintained in BARC SCID mouse facility, and experiments were performed as per the institutional guidelines and regulations laid down by the BARC animal ethics committee.
: Not applicable.
: The authors agree to make the data in this paper publicly available on genuine request.
: The authors declare no competing interests.
: This work was supported financially by the internal funding of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Department of Atomic Energy, India.