Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of the People’s Republic of China (81473779, 81273828, 81202762)
Ministry of Science and Technology of PRC (2013CB531904)
Received: 23 August 2017
Accepted: 9 February 2018
First Online: 21 February 2018
: All experimental procedures were approved by the Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences and were identical to those recommended in the Guidelines for Laboratory Animal Care and Use from the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology(2006).
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