About the Authors

Yun Chen

Contributed equally to this work with: Yun Chen, Shengju Yang

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China

Shengju Yang

Contributed equally to this work with: Yun Chen, Shengju Yang

Affiliation Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China

Wenjuan Yao

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China

Hongyan Zhu

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China

Xiaole Xu

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China

Guoliang Meng

mengguoliang@ntu.edu (GM); zwei@ntu.edu.cn (WZ)

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China

Wei Zhang

mengguoliang@ntu.edu (GM); zwei@ntu.edu.cn (WZ)

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GM WZ. Performed the experiments: YC SY WY HZ XX. Analyzed the data: YC SY GM WZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GM WZ. Wrote the paper: GM WZ.