About the Authors

Xiaohua Wang

Contributed equally to this work with: Xiaohua Wang, Xinyue Liu

linhar@rpi.edu (RJL); xh_wang@hfut.edu.cn (XW)

Affiliations Anhui Province Key Laboratory of Affective Computing and Advanced Intelligent Machine, School of Computer and Information, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States of America

Xinyue Liu

Contributed equally to this work with: Xiaohua Wang, Xinyue Liu

Affiliations Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States of America, National Glycoengineering Research Center, Shandong University, Jinan, China

Lingyun Li

Affiliation Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, United States of America

Fuming Zhang

Affiliation Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States of America

Min Hu

Affiliation Anhui Province Key Laboratory of Affective Computing and Advanced Intelligent Machine, School of Computer and Information, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China

Fuji Ren

Affiliations Anhui Province Key Laboratory of Affective Computing and Advanced Intelligent Machine, School of Computer and Information, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China, Department of Information Science and Intelligent Systems, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan

Lianli Chi

Affiliation National Glycoengineering Research Center, Shandong University, Jinan, China

Robert J. Linhardt

linhar@rpi.edu (RJL); xh_wang@hfut.edu.cn (XW)

Affiliation Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: RJL. Data curation: XL XW. Formal analysis: XW XL. Funding acquisition: RJL. Investigation: XL XW. Methodology: XW XL. Project administration: RJL. Resources: FZ. Software: XW MH FR. Supervision: RJL. Validation: XL LL LC. Visualization: RJL. Writing – original draft: XL XW LL. Writing – review & editing: XL RJL.