About the Authors

Xinluan Wang

‡ These authors contributed equally to this work.

Affiliations Translational Medicine R&D Center, Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Health Tec, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, 518000, China, Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Yixin He

‡ These authors contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Baosheng Guo

‡ These authors contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Man-Ching Tsang

Affiliation Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Fengjuan Tu

Affiliation Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Natural Products, College of Pharmacy, Jinan University, Guangzhou, 510632, China

Yi Dai

Affiliation Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Natural Products, College of Pharmacy, Jinan University, Guangzhou, 510632, China

Zhihong Yao

Affiliation Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Natural Products, College of Pharmacy, Jinan University, Guangzhou, 510632, China

Lizhen Zheng

Affiliation Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Xinhui Xie

Affiliation Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Nan Wang

Affiliation Translational Medicine R&D Center, Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Health Tec, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, 518000, China

Xinsheng Yao

lingqin@cuhk.edu.hk (LQ); tyaoxs@jnu.edu.cn (XY); zhangge@hkbu.edu.hk (GZ)

Affiliation Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Natural Products, College of Pharmacy, Jinan University, Guangzhou, 510632, China

Ge Zhang

lingqin@cuhk.edu.hk (LQ); tyaoxs@jnu.edu.cn (XY); zhangge@hkbu.edu.hk (GZ)

Affiliation Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Ling Qin

lingqin@cuhk.edu.hk (LQ); tyaoxs@jnu.edu.cn (XY); zhangge@hkbu.edu.hk (GZ)

Affiliations Translational Medicine R&D Center, Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Health Tec, Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen, 518000, China, Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XLW YD ZHY XSY GZ LQ. Performed the experiments: XLW YXH BSG MCT FJT YD LZZ XHX NW GZ. Analyzed the data: XLW YXH BSG MCT FJT YD ZHY LZZ XHX NW XSY GZ LQ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XLW YXH BSG MCT FJT YD ZHY LZZ XHH NW GZ. Wrote the paper: XLW YXH BSG MCT FJT YD ZHY LZZ XHX NW XSY GZ LQ.