Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81702886)
Science Technology and Innovation Foundation of Guangzhou (2060404)
the Education Bureau of Guangdong Province (2016KQNCX139)
the Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province (2017A030310552)
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Received: 2 March 2018
Accepted: 28 May 2018
First Online: 11 June 2018
: NPC tissues were collected from patients who underwent surgical resection at the Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center (SYSUCC, Guangzhou, China). All patients signed consent letters and all manipulation of the tissues was approved by the Ethics Committee of Sun Yat-sen University. All animal procedures were in accordance with the guidelines of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and the guidelines of the Guangzhou medical University.
: We have obtained consents to publish this paper from all the participants of this study.
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