About the Authors

Chunguo Jiang, Hui Huang, Jia Liu, Yanxun Wang, Zuojun Xu
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

Zhiwei Lu
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Yijishan Hospital of Wannan Medical College, Wuhu, China

Corresponding Author

xuzj@hotmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CJ HH ZX. Performed the experiments: CJ HH JL YW. Analyzed the data: CJ HH ZL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CJ HH. Wrote the paper: CJ HH ZX.