Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (AI107774)
Received: 20 May 2019
Accepted: 14 October 2019
First Online: 21 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Treatment of mice used for experiementation in Section 3.2 was in accordance with the guidelines set forth by the Department of Animal Medicine of University of Massachusetts Medical School and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC; protocol #1649) and adhered to the laws of the United States and regulations of the Department of Agriculture. Mice were anesthetized with 5% isoflurane and sacrificed by cervical dislocation.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.