Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81871944, 81572389)
Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (020814380114)
Jiangsu 333 project (BRA2016517)
Jiangsu province key medical talents (ZDRCA2016026)
Science and Technology Development Foundation of Nanjing Medical University (NMUB2019346, NMUB2018151)
Received: 27 January 2020
Accepted: 22 May 2020
First Online: 27 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All patients signed their informed consent. The study protocol was approved by the Human Ethics Committee of The Affiliated Huaian No.1 People’s Hospital of Nanjing Medical University. All animal studies were approved by the Institutional Animal Care Committee of Nanjing Medical University.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.