Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81372327, 81572427, 81874189, 81572855, 81874065, 81874149)
the Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Investigation Fund of Chen Xiao-ping Foundation for the Development of Science and Technology of Hubei Province (CXPJJH11800001-2018356)
the State Key Project on Infection Disease of China (2018ZX10723204-003)
the National Key Research and Development Program of China (2018YFA0208904)
Major Technological Innovation Projects of Hubei Province (2018ACA137)
the HCP project of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (5001540006, 5001540059)
Received: 13 May 2020
Accepted: 21 July 2020
First Online: 4 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All experiments containing patient specimens or data were approved by the Ethics Committee of Tongji Hospital, HUST and were performed in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki Principles. Prior written and informed consent was obtained from each patient.
: All materials and images are original. No consent needs to declare.
: The authors declare no competing interest.