About the Authors

Ying Liu

Roles Investigation, Methodology

Affiliation Department of Physiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

Hong Bao

Roles Investigation

Affiliation Department of Physiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

Weidong Wang

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

weidong-wang@ouhsc.edu (WW); huiying-lim@ouhsc.edu (H-YL)

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

Hui-Ying Lim

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

weidong-wang@ouhsc.edu (WW); huiying-lim@ouhsc.edu (H-YL)

Affiliation Department of Physiology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.