Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institutes of Health (R01HL116826, R21AI133465)
Commonwealth of Virginia (CRCF MF17-039-LS)
Received: 24 February 2020
Accepted: 4 May 2020
First Online: 29 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study does not involve human participants. Deidentified human tissues were obtained from the University of Minnesota, which was procured under IRB#1504 M68341 that were approved by the University of Minnesota Institutional Review Board. All experimental procedures using mice were approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee of EVMS.
: All authors had consent for the publication.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.