About the Authors

Yan Liu

Contributed equally to this work with: Yan Liu, Xuemei Li

Affiliation Research and Development Center of Amway (China), Shanghai, China

Xuemei Li

Contributed equally to this work with: Yan Liu, Xuemei Li

Affiliation Beijing Institute for Drug Control (Beijing Center For Health Food And Cosmetics Control), Beijing, China

Chen Xie

Affiliation Institute of Medicinal Plant Development, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, 151 Malianwa North Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100193, China

Xiuzhen Luo

Affiliation Institute of Medicinal Plant Development, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, 151 Malianwa North Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100193, China

Yonggang Bao

Affiliation Beijing Pepnoch Co., Ltd, Beijing, China

Bin Wu

Affiliation Institute of Medicinal Plant Development, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, 151 Malianwa North Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100193, China

Yuchi Hu

Affiliation Beijing Institute for Drug Control (Beijing Center For Health Food And Cosmetics Control), Beijing, China

Zhong Zhong

Affiliation Botanic Century (Beijing) Co., Ltd, Beijing, China

Chang Liu

cliu@implad.ac.cn (CL); Liz.Li@amway.com (MJL)

Affiliation Institute of Medicinal Plant Development, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, 151 Malianwa North Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100193, China

MinJie Li

cliu@implad.ac.cn (CL); Liz.Li@amway.com (MJL)

Affiliation Research and Development Center of Amway (China), Shanghai, China

Competing Interests

The authors YL and MJL are paid employees of Amway, China. The author YGB is a paid employee of Beijing Pepnoch Co., Ltd. The author Zhong Zhong is a paid employee of Botanic Century (Beijing) Co., Ltd. These commercial affiliations do not alter the authors' adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CX CL MJL. Performed the experiments: YL XML CX XZL YGB. Analyzed the data: XML YGB CL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YCH ZZ. Wrote the paper: YL CL BW.