Funding for this research was provided by:
Korea Health Industry Development Institute (HI18C0094)
Received: 30 May 2020
Accepted: 9 September 2020
First Online: 15 September 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Peripheral blood from patients with IBD was collected and analyzed after obtaining informed written consent according to the approval of the Institutional Review Board of Severance Hospital, Yonsei University (4-2020-0010). Animal studies were approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) of Yonsei University Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea (IACUC Approval No: 2018–0174). All methods were carried out in accordance with relevant guidelines and regulations.
: Not applicable.
: All the authors declare no competing interests. All inferences, opinions, and conclusions drawn in this article are those of the authors and do not reflect the opinions or policies of the data steward(s).