Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81660130)
Natural Science Foundation of Gansu Province, China (18JR3RA045)
Science and Technology Program of Guangzhou, China (202102010222)
Received: 24 October 2021
Accepted: 2 February 2022
First Online: 10 April 2022
: All patients and healthy controls agreed to participate in the study and signed informed consent forms. All experiments were performed in accordance with the Health Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and were approved by the Biological Research Ethics Committee of Gansu Province People’s Hospital (No. syll20130331).
: All authors read and approved this manuscript for publication.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.