Funding for this research was provided by:
Traditional Chinese Medicine Bureau of Guangdong Province (20181103)
The Specific Research Fund for TCM Science and Technology of Guangdong Provincial Hospital of Chinese Medicine (YN2016QJ18, YN10101902)
Received: 7 January 2020
Accepted: 24 February 2020
First Online: 4 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by The Second Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine and in accordance with the ethical standards formulated in the Helsinki Declaration, and written informed consents were obtained from all the participants. All animal procedures were conducted adhering to the rules of the Animal Ethics and Welfare Committee of the Second Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine.
: All listed authors have actively participated in the study and have read and approved the submitted manuscript.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.