About the Authors

Fengchan Han, Ping Li, Hongbo Li, Qing Yin Zheng
The Transformative Otology and Neuroscience Center, Binzhou Medical University, Yantai, Shandong, People's Republic of China

Fengchan Han, Heping Yu, Jiangping Zhang, Cong Tian, Qing Yin Zheng
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Qing Yin Zheng
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine, United States of America

Corresponding Author

qing.Zheng@case.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: QYZ FH. Performed the experiments: FH HY PL JZ CT HL QYZ. Analyzed the data: FH HY PL JZ CT HL QYZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FH QYZ. Wrote the paper: FH JZ QYZ.