Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (31772736, 31502062)
Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (2662018PY032)
National Key R&D Program of China (2016YFD0500406)
Outstanding youth project of Natural Science Foundation in Hubei Province (2018CFA070)
Received: 26 October 2018
Accepted: 30 April 2019
First Online: 15 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The current study was carried out in accordance with the guidelines established by the China Regulations for the Administration of Affairs Concerning Experimental Animals (1988) and Regulations for the Administration of Affairs Concerning Experimental Animals in Hubei province (2005) (Project No. 00270520 and Animal Welfare Assurance No. 180701). All procedures and handling techniques were approved by the Committee for Protection, Supervision and Control of Experiments on Animals guidelines at Huazhong Agriculture University (Permit No. SYXK2015-0084). All efforts were made to treat the experimental animals in this study ethically and to minimize suffering.
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