About the Authors

Jia Su, Xiaojing Li, Han Zhang, Renyuan Fang, Xiaomin Chen
Department of Cardiology, The Affiliated Ningbo No.1 Hospital, School of Medicine, Ningbo University, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, People’s Republic of China

Jin Xu
Institute of Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine, Ningbo University, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, People’s Republic of China

Juwei Hu
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine, Ningbo University, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, People’s Republic of China

Corresponding Author

chxmin@hotmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JS JX XC. Performed the experiments: XL HZ JH. Analyzed the data: JS JX. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XL HZ JH RF. Wrote the paper: JS XC. Designed the software used in analysis of HWE: JX.