Funding for this research was provided by:
Chi Mei Medical Center (CMNCKU 10411)
National Science Council (NSC-97-3112-B-006-001)
Received: 10 November 2018
Accepted: 5 August 2019
First Online: 9 August 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Institutional Review Board of the Chi Mei Medical Center (IRB serial No.:10308–002). All animal procedures in the experiments adhered to the guidelines approved by the Laboratory Animal Care and Use Committee of National Cheng Kung University.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.