Funding for this research was provided by:
The National Key Research and Development Program of China (2016YFA0101000, 2016YFA0101003, 2018YFA0109800)
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81971324, 81672313, 81700782)
CAMS Innovation Fund for Medical Sciences (2017-I2M-3-007)
the 111 Project (B18007)
Received: 3 December 2020
Accepted: 28 February 2021
First Online: 12 March 2021
: Human adipose tissues were medical waste obtained from patients undergoing liposuction. The samples are only used for scientific research. The collection of samples does not cause additional harm to the patients and does not infringe their privacy. The informed consent was exempted, which was approved by the Ethics Committee at the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.