About the Authors

Mao Sun

Contributed equally to this work with: Mao Sun, Shan-Min Fu, Li-Feng Wang

Affiliations Center for DNA Typing, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China

Shan-Min Fu

Contributed equally to this work with: Mao Sun, Shan-Min Fu, Li-Feng Wang

Affiliations Department of Orthodontics, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China

Li-Feng Wang

Contributed equally to this work with: Mao Sun, Shan-Min Fu, Li-Feng Wang

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China

Guang-Ying Dong

Affiliations School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China, Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China

Dan Wu

Affiliations Center for DNA Typing, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China

Guo-Xia Wang

Affiliations Center for DNA Typing, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China

Yuanming Wu

wuym@fmmu.edu.cn

Affiliations Center for DNA Typing, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MS S-MF L-FW. Performed the experiments: DW. Analyzed the data: G-XW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: G-YD. Wrote the paper: MS S-MF L-FW. Provided technical support: YW.