About the Authors

Chun-Yan Yeung

Contributed equally to this work with: Chun-Yan Yeung, Wai-Tao Chan

Affiliations Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Medicine, MacKay Medical College, New Taipei City, Taiwan, MacKay Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Medical Research, MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Wai-Tao Chan

Contributed equally to this work with: Chun-Yan Yeung, Wai-Tao Chan

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Chun-Bin Jiang

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Mei-Lien Cheng

Affiliation Department of Medical Research, MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Chia-Yuan Liu

Affiliations Department of Medical Research, MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Szu-Wen Chang

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Jen-Shiu Chiang Chiau

Affiliation Department of Medical Research, MacKay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Hung-Chang Lee

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Affiliations Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, Hsinchu MacKay Memorial Hospital, Hsinchu, Taiwan, Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CYY WTC JSCC HCL. Performed the experiments: CYY MLC JSCC. Analyzed the data: CYY WTC CBJ SWC MLC CYL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CYY WTC CBJ SWC MLC CYL JSCC. Wrote the paper: CYY WTC CBJ SWC MLC CYL JSCC HCL.