About the Authors

Ke Yang

Contributed equally to this work with: Ke Yang, Lin Lu, Yan Liu

Affiliation Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Lin Lu

Contributed equally to this work with: Ke Yang, Lin Lu, Yan Liu

Affiliations Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, Department of Cardiology, Rui Jin Hospital, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Yan Liu

Contributed equally to this work with: Ke Yang, Lin Lu, Yan Liu

Affiliation Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Qi Zhang

Affiliations Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, Department of Cardiology, Rui Jin Hospital, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Li Jin Pu

Affiliation Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Lin Jie Wang

Affiliations Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, Department of Cardiology, Rui Jin Hospital, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Zhen Bing Zhu

Affiliations Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, Department of Cardiology, Rui Jin Hospital, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Ya. Nan Wang

Affiliation Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Hua Meng

Affiliation Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Xiao Jie Zhang

Affiliation Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Run Du

Affiliation Department of Cardiology, Rui Jin Hospital, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Qiu Jing Chen

Affiliation Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Wei Feng Shen

rjshenweifeng@yahoo.com.cn

Affiliations Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, Department of Cardiology, Rui Jin Hospital, Medical School of Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KY LL WFS. Performed the experiments: KY YL QZ LJW ZBZ YNW HM XJZ RD. Analyzed the data: LJP QJC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LJP. Wrote the manuscript: WFS.