About the Authors

Wang Li

Contributed equally to this work with: Wang Li, Bo Ye

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Oncogenes and Related Genes, Renji-Med X Clinical Stem Cell Research Center, Ren Ji Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Bo Ye

Contributed equally to this work with: Wang Li, Bo Ye

Affiliation Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shanghai Chest Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Xiao-Yan Cai

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Oncogenes and Related Genes, Renji-Med X Clinical Stem Cell Research Center, Ren Ji Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Jian-Hua Lin

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ren Ji Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Wei-Qiang Gao

gao.weiqiang@sjtu.edu.cn

Affiliations State Key Laboratory of Oncogenes and Related Genes, Renji-Med X Clinical Stem Cell Research Center, Ren Ji Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, School of Biomedical Engineering & Med-X Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WQG. Performed the experiments: WL BY. Wrote the paper: WL WQG. Conducted hUC-MSCs cultures: XYC. Collected and contributed clinical tissue samples: JHL.