About the Authors

Han-Bin Huang

Affiliations Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli, Taiwan

Ching-Huang Lai

Affiliation Department of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Guan-Wen Chen

Affiliation Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli, Taiwan

Yong-Yang Lin

Affiliation Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli, Taiwan

Jouni J. K. Jaakkola

Affiliation Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Saou-Hsing Liou

Affiliation Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli, Taiwan

Shu-Li Wang

slwang@nhri.org.tw

Affiliations Graduate Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli, Taiwan, Institute of Environmental Medicine, College of Public Health, China Medical University and Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CHL SHL SLW. Performed the experiments: HBH GWC YYL. Analyzed the data: HBH. Wrote the paper: HBH. Critical revision of the manuscript: CHL JJKJ SLW.