Kyung-Ah Cho, Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul 07985, South Korea
Hyun Jung Lee, Byeongmoon Jeong, Department of Chemistry and Nano Science, Ewha Womans University, Seoul 03760, South Korea
Hansaem Jeong, Miri Kim, Seung Jin Lee, Hyukjin Lee, College of Pharmacy, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ewha Womans University, Seoul 03760, South Korea
Soo Yeon Jung, Han Su Kim, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul 07985, South Korea
Hae Sang Park, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Chuncheon 24252, South Korea
Kyung-Ha Ryu, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul 07985, South Korea
Author contributions: Cho KA and Lee HJ contributed equally to writing this paper as the first authors; Jeong H, Kim M, Jung SY and Park HS contributed to the literature review, analysis, and artwork.; Ryu KH and Lee S contributed to the conception and design of the study. Jeong B, Lee H, and Kim HS equally contributed to the drafting, revision, and editing of the manuscript, and gave approval to the final version as corresponding authors.
Supported by the Korea Health Technology RD Project through the Korea Health Industry Development Institute; the Ministry of Health and Welfare, No. HI16C- 2207; the Basic Science Research Program through the NRF, No. NRF-2018R1D1A1A09083264; Ewha Womans University, No. RP-grant 2017.
Conflict-of-interest statement: There are no potential conflicts of interest to report.
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Corresponding author: Han Su Kim, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Ahnyangcheon-ro 1071 Seoul 07985, South Korea. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: February 13, 2019
Peer-review started: February 15, 2019
First decision: March 26, 2019
Revised: May 31, 2019
Accepted: July 29, 2019
Article in press: July 29, 2019
Published online: August 26, 2019