Funding for this research was provided by:
Young Scientists Fund (81402477, 81602802, 81501563)
Basic Research Program of Jiangsu Province (BK20140295)
Six Talent Peaks Project in Jiangsu Province (LGY2018077)
Jiangsu Government Scholarship for Oversea Studies (JS-2018-179)
Received: 10 January 2020
Accepted: 20 August 2020
First Online: 26 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The protocol was approved by the Human Ethics Committee of the First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University and was conducted in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki. Patients were informed that the blood samples were stored by the hospital and potentially used for scientific research, and that their privacy would be maintained. All written informed consent, was obtained from all participants and clearly stated.
: Not applicable.
: There is no financial or personal relationship with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) this work.