About the Authors

Xin Zhou

Contributed equally to this work with: Xin Zhou, Yumin Zhao

Affiliations Department of Heavy Ion Radiation Medicine, Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China, Key Laboratory of Heavy Ion Radiation Biology and Medicine of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China, Key Laboratory of Heavy Ion Radiation Medicine of Gansu Province, Lanzhou, China

Yumin Zhao

Contributed equally to this work with: Xin Zhou, Yumin Zhao

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Guilin Medical University, Guilin, Guangxi, China

Rong Zhou

Affiliations Department of Heavy Ion Radiation Medicine, Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China, Key Laboratory of Heavy Ion Radiation Biology and Medicine of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China, Key Laboratory of Heavy Ion Radiation Medicine of Gansu Province, Lanzhou, China

Hong Zhang

zhangh@impcas.ac.cn

Affiliations Department of Heavy Ion Radiation Medicine, Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China, Key Laboratory of Heavy Ion Radiation Biology and Medicine of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, China, Key Laboratory of Heavy Ion Radiation Medicine of Gansu Province, Lanzhou, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XZ HZ. Performed the experiments: XZ YZ RZ. Analyzed the data: XZ HZ YZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HZ YZ. Wrote the paper: XZ.