Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81772588, 81602058, 81972230, 81773194, 81301807, 81902954)
Heilongjiang Provincial Postdoctoral Science Foundation (LBH-Z18132, LBH-Z19182)
Changjiang Scholars and Innovative Research Team in University (IRT1122)
Received: 12 November 2019
Accepted: 6 May 2020
First Online: 19 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Paired HCC and non-tumor adjacent tissues were recruited from patients undergoing surgery in the First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University. Before the experiment, all patients signed informed consent.
: All authors who have contributed to the study agree to publish it.
: The authors declare that there are no competing interests.