Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81570076, 81870065, 81401579)
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Received: 26 May 2019
Accepted: 6 August 2019
First Online: 22 August 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Human lung tissue was obtained from peripheral normal lung tissue distal from the tumor in patients undergoing lung cancer resection. All procedures in this study were carried out in accordance with approval from the local research ethics committees at the Second Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University (2017–17) from May 2015 to December 2017. All patients gave written informed consent for the use of their tissue and clinical data for research purposes. All animal experiments in this study were performed in accordance with the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals of Wenzhou Medical University. The in vivo protocols were approved by the Committee of Experimental Animals of Wenzhou Medical University.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.