Funding for this research was provided by:
Joint Funds for the innovation of science and Technology of Fujian province (2016Y9012)
Young Scientists Fund (81601708)
Natural Science Foundation of Hunan Province (2018JJ3015)
Startup Fund for Scientific Research, Fujian Medical University (2018QH1083)
Received: 27 November 2019
Accepted: 26 February 2020
First Online: 4 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The experiments conducted in this study received the approval of the Animal Care and Use Committee of Fujian Medical University, Fuzhou, China. The animals were treated in a manner that was compliant with the guidelines of the National Institutes of Health and the Chinese National Guidelines.
: All co-authors have read the manuscript and approved its submission to the Journal of Translational Medicine.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.