Funding for this research was provided by:
Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province (2018A030313167)
Received: 27 May 2018
Revised: 26 July 2018
Accepted: 30 July 2018
First Online: 26 September 2018
: All experiments in the present study were in compliance with the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH Publication 86–23, revised 1985). All protocols in the present study were approved by the Animal Care and Research Committee of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China (Permit Number: L2016039). All surgeries and sacrifices were performed under chloral hydrate anesthesia. Every effort was made to minimize animal suffering.
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