Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81972897, 81903133, 81702390, 81872399, 81672756, 81773008)
Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province (2017A030311023)
China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (2020M672736)
Guangdong Province Universities and Colleges Pearl River Scholar Funded Scheme (2015)
Guangzhou Technology Project (201804010044)
Received: 26 August 2020
Accepted: 13 October 2020
First Online: 21 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All procedures involving animals were approved by the ethics committee of the Southern Medical University. All studies associated with patients’ samples were approved by the ethics committee of Nanfang Hospital (ID: NFEC-2012-K3), and informed consent was obtained from all patients.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interest.