Funding for this research was provided by:
the First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University Scientific Research Innovation Fund (2016B021)
the First Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University Overseas Study Fund (2020L01)
Harbin Science and Technology Innovation Talent Fund (2016RQQYJ232)
Received: 11 April 2020
Accepted: 16 September 2020
First Online: 7 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All animal procedures were approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) of Texas A&M University College of Dentistry (Dallas, TX, USA) and performed in accordance with the National Institutes of Health Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declared that they have no conflicts of interest to this work.