Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81602685, 81672992)
Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Prevention and Control for Severe Clinical Animal Diseases (2018CR021)
Guangzhou Research Collaborative Innovation Projects (201803040003)
Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province (2017A030313486)
Clinical Research Startup Program of Southern Medical University by High-level University Construction Funding of Guangdong Provincial Department of Education (LC2019ZD008)
Guangzhou Science and Technology Plan Project (201707010025)
CAMS Innovation Fund for Medical Sciences (2016-I2M-1-017, 2017-I2M-B&R-13)
Received: 10 March 2020
Accepted: 8 September 2020
First Online: 18 September 2020
Ethical approval and consent to participate
: This study was ratified by the Ethics Committee of Nanfang Hospital of Southern Medical University. All participants offered written informed consent before surgery. The 4-week-old male BALB/c mice were purchased from the Experimental Animal Center of Southern Medical University. The study conforms to the provisions of the Declaration of Helsinki.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no competing interests.