Funding for this research was provided by:
Natural Science Foundation of Zhejiang Province (LQ17H010004)
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81772054 and 81701379.)
Wenzhou Municipal Science and Technology Bureau (Y20170179 and Y20160113)
Zhejiang Medicines Health Science and Technology Program (2016KYB189)
Received: 3 November 2020
Accepted: 1 February 2021
First Online: 9 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The animals were obtained from the Wenzhou Medical University Animal Center. All rabbits were anesthetized prior to the extraction of rabbit thyroid and were humanely euthanized after the procedures were completed. The animal experiments were approved by the Animal Center of Wenzhou Medical University (Zhejiang, China) and complied with the Instructive Notions with Respect to Caring for Laboratory Animals, 2006, published in by the Science and Technology Department of China.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.