About the Authors

Cheng-Liang Yang

Affiliation Department of Thoracic Surgery, Liaoning Cancer Hospital and Institute, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China

Yong-Yu Liu

liuyongyu_china@126.com

Affiliation Department of Thoracic Surgery, Liaoning Cancer Hospital and Institute, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China

Ye-Gang Ma

Affiliation Department of Thoracic Surgery, Liaoning Cancer Hospital and Institute, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China

Yi-Xue Xue

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology, College of Basic Medicine, China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China

De-Gui Liu

Affiliation Department of Thoracic Surgery, Liaoning Cancer Hospital and Institute, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China

Yi Ren

Affiliation Department of Thoracic Surgery, Liaoning Cancer Hospital and Institute, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China

Xiao-Bai Liu

Affiliation The 96th Class, 7-year Program, China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China

Yao Li

Affiliation Department of Neurobiology, College of Basic Medicine, China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China

Zhen Li

Affiliation Department of Neurosurgery, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YYL CLY. Performed the experiments: CLY YGM YXX DGL YR XBL YL ZL. Analyzed the data: CLY YGM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YYL CLY. Wrote the paper: CLY.