Funding for this research was provided by:
University of Connecticut
National Institutes of Health (T90-DE022526)
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81571043)
Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province (2016A030312016)
Shenzhen Basic Research Grant (JCYJ20170306161450254, JCYJ20170815153617033)
Received: 31 July 2019
Accepted: 23 September 2019
First Online: 27 November 2019
: All animal experiments were approved by the IACUC of UConn Health, and performed in accordance with the university and NIH guidelines and regulations.
: The work does not contain data from any individual person, and therefore consent for publication is not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.