Funding for this research was provided by:
Health and Family Planning Committee of Pudong New Area (PWYgy2018-06)
National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC 81372529, NSFC 81970073)
Natural Science Foundation of Shanghai (13ZR1414400)
Second Military Medical University (2012JS21)
the Innovation Fund Project of the Education Commission in Shanghai (14ZZ079)
Received: 5 February 2020
Accepted: 25 September 2020
First Online: 2 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The patients gave written informed consent, and the study was approved by the Ethics Committee of Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital (Permit Number: 2018KY201) (Shanghai, China). All the animal operations were performed under sodium pentobarbital anesthesia with all efforts to minimize mouse suffering.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.