About the Authors

Baoshan Xu

Contributed equally to this work with: Baoshan Xu, Sujuan Chen

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

Sujuan Chen

Contributed equally to this work with: Baoshan Xu, Sujuan Chen

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

Yan Luo

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

Zi Chen

Affiliation Jiangsu Province Key Laboratory for Molecular and Medical Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, People's Republic of China

Lei Liu

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

Hongyu Zhou

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

Wenxing Chen

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

Tao Shen

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

Xiuzhen Han

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

Long Chen

shuan1@lsuhsc.edu (SH); lchen@njnu.edu.cn (LC)

Affiliation Jiangsu Province Key Laboratory for Molecular and Medical Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, People's Republic of China

Shile Huang

shuan1@lsuhsc.edu (SH); lchen@njnu.edu.cn (LC)

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SH LC. Performed the experiments: BX SC YL ZC LL HZ WC TS XH LC SH. Analyzed the data: BX SC LC SH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YL LL LC SH. Wrote the paper: BX SC LC SH.