Funding for this research was provided by:
the National Natural Science Foundation of China (82072708, 81871946, 81602080, 81902461)
Received: 27 October 2020
Accepted: 26 February 2021
First Online: 17 March 2021
: The primary GC samples in this study were obtained from patients who underwent radical resection for GC in the Department of Gastric Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University between 2015 and 2016. This study was approved by the Ethics Committee of the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University and all participants provided written informed consent. All the animal studies were approved by Nanjing Medical University Ethics Committee.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.