About the Authors

Xue Xia

Contributed equally to this work with: Xue Xia, Yue Liu

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Yue Liu

Contributed equally to this work with: Xue Xia, Yue Liu

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Methodology

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Andrea Hodgson

Roles Data curation, Investigation

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Dongqing Xu

Roles Data curation, Investigation

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Wenxuan Guo

Roles Data curation, Investigation

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Hongbing Yu

Roles Methodology, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, BC's Children's Hospital and Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Weifeng She

Roles Methodology

Affiliation Eudowood Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Chenxing Zhou

Roles Methodology, Resources

Affiliation Jiangsu Province Key Laboratory for Molecular and Medical Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, PR China

Lei Lan

Roles Methodology, Resources

Affiliation Jiangsu Province Key Laboratory for Molecular and Medical Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, PR China

Kai Fu

Roles Investigation

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States of America, Institute of Molecular Precision Medicine, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, PR China

Bruce A. Vallance

Roles Methodology, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, BC's Children's Hospital and Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Fengyi Wan

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

fwan1@jhu.edu

Affiliations Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States of America, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States of America, Department of Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.