Funding for this research was provided by:
Received: 15 June 2021
Accepted: 25 August 2021
First Online: 27 September 2021
: All animal experiments were conducted in compliance with institutional regulations, and the study protocols were approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Committee of Niigata University and Osaka University.
: The peptide used in this study was provided under a sponsored research agreement. ST and KT received research funds from StemRIM Inc. TK and YO are employees of StemRIM Inc.