Funding for this research was provided by:
Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (No. NRF-2017R1E1A1A01075125, NRF-2016R1A5A1007318)
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GRI)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-09-11
Received: 2 June 2019
Accepted: 2 September 2019
First Online: 11 September 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Informed consent was obtained to bank CRC tissues for research purposes. All work related to human tissues was preapproved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (#20170410-BR-28-03-02) and the Lee Gil Ya Cancer and Diabetes Institute of Gachon University (GCIRB-2013-66), and this study was conducted in accordance with the Helsinki Declaration. All animal experiments were carried out in accordance with the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) of the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST-2017-038).
: All authors reached an agreement to publish the study in this journal.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.