Funding for this research was provided by:
Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan (MOST 107-2320-B-039-027-)
Clinical Trial Center, China Medical University Hospital (DMR-108-008)
Received: 31 March 2020
Accepted: 26 November 2020
First Online: 9 December 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All surgical and experimental procedures were approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee of China Medical University (Permit Number: CMUIACUC-2018-304). The committee has recognized that the research methodologies and designs followed the Animal Protection Act by the Council of Agriculture, Taiwan. All surgical and experimental procedures were designed to avoid or minimize discomfort, distress, and pain to the animals.
: Not applicable.
: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.