Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81570864)
Natural Science Foundation of Jilin Province (20160101004JC, No.20190201083JC)
Received: 12 September 2019
Accepted: 16 December 2019
First Online: 17 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All animals were raised under SPF-conditions, housed in microisolator cages, and received food and water ad libitum. All animal studies were carried out in accordance with the recommendations of “the ethical guidelines of the Animal Ethical Committee of Second Hospital of Jilin University”. All animal experiments were conducted in accordance with the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Statement for the Use of Animals in Ophthalmic and Vision Research.
: All authors have read the manuscript and approved the final version.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.