Funding for this research was provided by:
Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine (ITEM)
Received: 22 March 2021
Accepted: 24 June 2021
First Online: 2 July 2021
: The experiments with human lung tissue were approved by the local ethics committee at the Hannover Medical School and are in accordance with <i>The Code of Ethics of the World Medical Association</i> (renewed on 04/22/2015, number 2701–2015). All patients gave written informed consent for using organ tissue for research.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.