About the Authors

Chunhua Jiang

Affiliations Department of Pathophysiology and High Altitude Physiology, College of High Altitude Military Medicine, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, PR China, Key Laboratory of High Altitude Medicine, Ministry of Education, Chongqing, PR China, Key Laboratory of High Altitude Medicine, PLA, Chongqing, PR China

Jianhua Cui

Affiliation Research Center of PLA for Prevention and Treatment of High Mountain Sickness, the 18th Hospital of PLA, Yecheng, Xinjiang, PR China

Fuyu Liu

Affiliations Key Laboratory of High Altitude Medicine, Ministry of Education, Chongqing, PR China, Key Laboratory of High Altitude Medicine, PLA, Chongqing, PR China

Liang Gao

Affiliation Research Center of PLA for Prevention and Treatment of High Mountain Sickness, the 18th Hospital of PLA, Yecheng, Xinjiang, PR China

Yongjun Luo

Affiliations Key Laboratory of High Altitude Medicine, Ministry of Education, Chongqing, PR China, Key Laboratory of High Altitude Medicine, PLA, Chongqing, PR China

Peng Li

Affiliations Key Laboratory of High Altitude Medicine, Ministry of Education, Chongqing, PR China, Key Laboratory of High Altitude Medicine, PLA, Chongqing, PR China

Libin Guan

Affiliations Department of Pathophysiology and High Altitude Physiology, College of High Altitude Military Medicine, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, PR China, Key Laboratory of High Altitude Medicine, Ministry of Education, Chongqing, PR China, Key Laboratory of High Altitude Medicine, PLA, Chongqing, PR China

Yuqi Gao

gaoy66@gmail.com

Affiliations Department of Pathophysiology and High Altitude Physiology, College of High Altitude Military Medicine, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, PR China, Key Laboratory of High Altitude Medicine, Ministry of Education, Chongqing, PR China, Key Laboratory of High Altitude Medicine, PLA, Chongqing, PR China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interest exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YQG. Performed the experiments: CHJ JHC FYL LG YJL PL LBG. Analyzed the data: CHJ YQG YJL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CHJ YJL. Wrote the paper: CHJ YQG.