About the Authors

Amit Modgil

Contributed equally to this work with: Amit Modgil, Lirong Guo

Affiliation Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America

Lirong Guo

Contributed equally to this work with: Amit Modgil, Lirong Guo

chengwen.sun@ndsu.edu (CS); Guolr@jlu.edu.cn (LG)

Affiliations Department of Pathophysiology, College of Basic Medical Sciences, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, China, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America

Stephen T. O’Rourke

Affiliation Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America

Chengwen Sun

chengwen.sun@ndsu.edu (CS); Guolr@jlu.edu.cn (LG)

Affiliation Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CS STO LG. Performed the experiments: AM LG. Analyzed the data: AM LG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AM LG. Wrote the manuscript: CS STO.