Funding for this research was provided by:
the earmarked fund for the China Agriculture Research System (CARS-37)
the National Science & Technology Pillar Program during the Twelfth Five-year Plan Period (2015BAD11B01)
Received: 16 March 2021
Accepted: 5 August 2021
First Online: 16 August 2021
: All of the authors declare the absence of any financial or personal interests that could have inappropriately influenced the current study. The final article has been approved by all of the authors.
: The study was carried out in compliance with the ARRIVE guidelines. The study, executed by Dr. Jili Zhang and Dr. Jiyu Zhang, was conducted between March and April 2019 at the Lanzhou Institute of Husbandry and Pharmaceutical Sciences of Lanzhou, Gansu Province, China. Thirty-six mice were used in this study. All of the experimental methods, the animal care and the barn environment of this study strictly complied with the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Lanzhou Institute of Husbandry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, China. In addition, all efforts were made to minimize suffering. Thus, we agreed to conduct the experiment, and the certificate number was SCXK (Gan) 2019–0010.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.