Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institutes of Health
American Diabetes Association
Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology
Received: 22 March 2020
Accepted: 27 July 2020
First Online: 6 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The studies on human cord serum samples (IRB protocol#1267), and the CBMCs and placental explants (IRB #2540) were approved by the Institutional Review Boards of the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, the Chickasaw Nation, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.
: There is no conflict of interest associated with this manuscript. The datasets used and/or analyzed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.