Funding for this research was provided by:
the Key Field Research and Development Program of Guangdong Province (2019B020230001)
Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province (2018A030313599)
the Guangdong Basic and Applied Basic Research Foundation (2019A1515012046)
the Guangdong Basic and Applied Basic Research Foundation (2020A1515010049)
Guangdong Medical Science and Technology Research Foundation (2018116212648808)
the Young Teachers Cultivate Projects of Sun Yat-sen University (20ykpy60)
Received: 3 December 2020
Accepted: 30 January 2021
First Online: 15 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The use of clinical specimens and clinical data were reviewed and approved by the Institutional Research Ethics Committee of the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University. Written informed consent was obtained from all patients who participated in the study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.