Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (DE028345, DE026461)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (DK111958)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (HL111190)
Received: 5 December 2019
Accepted: 17 June 2020
First Online: 14 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All experimental procedures were conducted with the approval of Texas A&M University Animal Care and Ethics Committee and conformed to the National Health and Medical Research guidelines for animal handling.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.