Received: 4 January 2021
Accepted: 10 June 2021
First Online: 20 August 2021
: The current study protocols were approved by the Ethics Committee of Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University (approval number: 2021PS272K) and conducted in strict accordance with the <i>Declaration of Helsinki</i>. Signed informed consent was obtained from all participants before sample collection. All animal experiments were conducted with the approval of the Ethics Committee of Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University (approval number: 2021PS330K) and in accordance to the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animal published by the US National Institutes of Health. Extensive efforts were made to ensure minimal suffering of the animals included in the study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest.