Funding for this research was provided by:
Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (JP17jm0510002h0003)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (19K15852)
Jikei University School of Medicine
Uehara Memorial Foundation
Received: 16 November 2020
Accepted: 27 January 2021
First Online: 3 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was carried out in accordance with the Guideline for Laboratory Animals of The Jikei University School of Medicine and the Fundamental Guidelines for Proper Conduct of Animal Experiment and Related Activities in Academic Research Institutions under the jurisdiction of the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. The protocol was approved by the Committee on the Animal Experiments of The Jikei University School of Medicine (Permit number #2020-007).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare no competing interests.