Funding for this research was provided by:
Natural Science Foundation of Jilin Province (20170101003JC)
the Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (XDA16010403)
Central Public-interest Scientific Institution Basal Research Fund (1610342016003)
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Received: 5 November 2018
Accepted: 22 February 2019
First Online: 5 March 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study complied with Chinese Velveting Code (for removal of growing antlers), and was approved by Animal Ethics Committee of Institute of Special Wild Economic Animals and Plants, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
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