About the Authors

Hai-Jing Zhong

Contributed equally to this work with: Hai-Jing Zhong, Li-Juan Liu

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, University of Macau, Macao, China

Li-Juan Liu

Contributed equally to this work with: Hai-Jing Zhong, Li-Juan Liu

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, University of Macau, Macao, China

Cheong-Meng Chong

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, University of Macau, Macao, China

Lihua Lu

Affiliation Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China

Modi Wang

Affiliation Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China

Daniel Shiu-Hin Chan

Affiliation Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China

Philip Wai Hong Chan

Affiliation Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore

Simon Ming-Yuen Lee

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, University of Macau, Macao, China

Dik-Lung Ma

edmondma@hkbu.edu.hk (D-LM); duncanleung@umac.mo (C-HL)

Affiliation Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong, China

Chung-Hang Leung

edmondma@hkbu.edu.hk (D-LM); duncanleung@umac.mo (C-HL)

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, University of Macau, Macao, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DLM CHL SMYL PWHC. Performed the experiments: HJZ LJL CMC LL MW DSHC. Analyzed the data: HJZ LJL CMC DSHC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DLM CHL SMYL. Wrote the paper: DLM CHL DSHC.