About the Authors

Tien-Huang Chen

Affiliation Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Kwei-San, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan

Yin-Ping Lo

Affiliation Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Kwei-San, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan

Chao-Fu Yang

Affiliation Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Kwei-San, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan

Wei-June Chen

wjchen@mail.cgu.edu.tw

Affiliations Graduate Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Kwei-San, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan, Department of Public Health and Parasitology, Chang Gung University, Kwei-San, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WJC. Performed the experiments: THC YPL CFY. Analyzed the data: WJC THC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WJC. Wrote the paper: WJC.