Meng-Yun Liu, Jian-Qiong Huang, He-Ping Wang, Yue-Jie Zheng, Department of Respiratory, Shenzhen Children’s Hospital, Shenzhen 518026, China
Zhen-Yu Yang, Wen-Kui Dai, Yin-Hu Li, Chuang-Zhao Qiu, Qian Zhou, Xin Feng, Dong-Fang Li, WeHealthGene Co., Shenzhen 518129, China
Juan Zhang, Chun Wei, Xin Sun, Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an 7100032, Shann’xi Province, China
Author contributions: Zheng YJ designed the study; Liu MY, Yang ZY and Li YH interpreted the data and wrote the manuscript; Qiu CZ, Zhou Q and Feng X conducted the bioinformatics analysis; Li DF, Huang JQ, Zhang J, Wang HP, Wei C and Sun X contributed to the study design and animal experiments; Liu MY, Yang ZY and Dai WK contributed to this work equally.
Supported by Basic Science Research Program funded by The Innovation of Science and Technology Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, China, No. JCYJ20120828092009036; Shenzhen Science and Technology Project, No. JCYJ20150403100317067.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) in Shenzhen Children’s Hospital.
Institutional animal care and use committee statement: The experimental procedures involving animals in this study were reviewed and approved by the Animal Welfare and Ethical Committee in The Fourth Military Medical University (approval ID: 20150902).
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Yue-Jie Zheng, Director, Department of Respiratory, Shenzhen Children’s Hospital, No. 7019 Yitian Road, Shenzhen 518026, China. email@example.com
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Received: November 25, 2016
Peer-review started: November 28, 2016
First decision: December 28, 2016
Revised: January 16, 2017
Accepted: February 16, 2017
Article in press: February 17, 2017
Published online: March 28, 2017