Funding for this research was provided by:
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (BXBX002086, BX002761)
National Institutes of Health (DK088902)
National Cancer Institute (R21CA216746)
Received: 11 December 2017
Accepted: 29 June 2018
First Online: 1 August 2018
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: All experiments were approved by the Ethics Committee of University of Nebraska Medical Center.
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