Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 31400981)
Received: 16 October 2020
Accepted: 20 December 2020
First Online: 6 January 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Not applicable. Human data involved in this study were obtained from the GEO public database.
: All authors agree to publish this manuscript in <i>Clinical Epigenetics</i>.
: The authors declare no competing interests.