About the Authors

Sheng-Ping Hu

sphu@stu.edu.cn

Affiliation Molecular Biology and Forensic Genetics Laboratory, Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, Guangdong, China

Ju-Ping Du

Affiliation Molecular Biology and Forensic Genetics Laboratory, Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, Guangdong, China

De-Rui Li

Affiliation Tumor Hospital, Shantou University Medical College, Shantou, Guangdon, China

Yong-Gang Yao

Affiliation Key Laboratory of Animal Models and Human Disease Mechanisms of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Yunnan Province, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Kunming, Yunnan, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SPH. Performed the experiments: JPD SPH. Analyzed the data: JPD YGY SPH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SPH DRL YGY. Wrote the paper: SPH YGY JPD.