About the Authors

Hsin-Yi Lo

Contributed equally to this work with: Hsin-Yi Lo, Chien-Yun Hsiang

Affiliation Graduate Institute of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

Chien-Yun Hsiang

Contributed equally to this work with: Hsin-Yi Lo, Chien-Yun Hsiang

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

Tsai-Chung Li

Affiliation Graduate Institute of Biostatistics, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

Chia-Cheng Li

Affiliation Graduate Institute of Cancer Biology, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

Hui-Chi Huang

Affiliation Department of Chinese Pharmaceutical Sciences and Chinese Medicine Resources, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

Jaw-Chyun Chen

Affiliation Department of Medicinal Botany and Healthcare, Da-Yeh University, Changhua, Taiwan

Tin-Yun Ho

cyhsiang@mail.cmu.edu.tw

Affiliation Graduate Institute of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HYL CYH TYH. Performed the experiments: HYL CCL HCH JCC. Analyzed the data: CYH TCL TYH. Wrote the paper: HYL CYH TYH.