Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (No.81672616)
Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province (No.2016A030306003)
Science and Technology Program of Guangzhou (No.201710010100, No. 201707010050)
Scientific Research Project of Guangzhou Municipal Colleges and Universities (No.1201610027, No. 1201630143)
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Received: 7 February 2018
Accepted: 26 June 2018
First Online: 24 July 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All tongue cancer tissue specimens were collected via surgical resection from patients diagnosed between March 2007 and March 2013 at the Affiliated Tumor Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University (Guangzhou, Guangdong, China). Written informed consent was obtained from all study participants. The study protocol was approved by the Ethics Committee of Guangzhou Medical University.All animal experiments were approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee of Guangzhou Medical University.
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