Regulation of the expression of proinflammatory cytokines induced by SARS-CoV-2
Xiang-Ning Zhang, Long-Ji Wu, Xia Kong, Zhi-Wei He, Department of Pathophysiology, Guangdong Medical University, Dongguan 523808, Guangdong Province, China
Bi-Ying Zheng, Department of Clinical Microbiology, Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Guangdong Medical University, Dongguan 523808, Guangdong Province, China
Zhe Zhang, Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Nanning 531000, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China
Author contributions: Zhang XN, Zhang Z and He ZW conceived and designed the study; Zhang XN, Wu LJ and Kong X wrote the paper; Zhang XN, Zheng BY and He ZW corrected the paper.
Supported by Medical Scientific Research Foundation of Guangdong Province of China, Guangdong Provincial Health Commission, China, No. A2018356.
Conflict-of-interest statement: I hereby declare that the corresponding author of the submitted manuscript is supported by a research grant from the Medical Scientific Research Foundation of Guangdong Province of China during the preparation of the paper; the funding agency has no influence on the preparation on the present manuscript; but the conceived idea of the paper was inspired by the supported research.
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Corresponding author: Xiang-Ning Zhang, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pathophysiology, Guangdong Medical University, No. 1 Xincheng Road, Songshan Lake District, Dongguan 523808, Guangdong Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: October 13, 2020
Peer-review started: October 13, 2020
First decision: November 26, 2020
Revised: December 8, 2020
Accepted: December 24, 2020
Article in press: December 24, 2020
Published online: March 6, 2021