Funding for this research was provided by:
Deutsches Zentrum für Lungenforschung
WhitakerInternational Scholar Fellowship
Helmholtz Zentrum Postdoctoral Program
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Received: 12 July 2018
Accepted: 29 August 2018
First Online: 15 September 2018
: <b>Human tissue</b>Human tissue has been obtained from the Comprehensive Pneumology Center cohort of the BioArchive CPC-M at the University Hospital Grosshadern of the Ludwig Maximilian University (Munich, Germany) and by the Asklepios Biobank of Lung Diseases (Gauting, Germany). Participants provided written informed consent to participate in this study, in accordance with approval by the local ethics committee of the LMU, Germany (Project 333-10, 455-12).<b>Animal experiment</b>All mouse experiments were performed in accordance with the guidelines of the ethics committee of the Helmholtz Zentrum Munich (Germany) and approved by the regional council of Upper Bavaria Germany (Project 55.2-1-54-2532-88-12).
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