About the Authors
- Kittipong Maneechotesuwan, Xin Yao, Kazuhiro Ito, Elen Jazrawi, Omar S. Usmani, Ian M. Adcock, Peter J. Barnes
- Airway Disease Section, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: KM XY KI EJ OSU IMA PJB. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: KM XY KI EJ OSU IMA PJB. Designed the experiments/the study: KM KI IMA PJB. Analyzed the data: KM XY KI EJ OSU PJB. Collected data/did experiments for the study: KM KI PJB. Enrolled patients: KM OSU PJB. Wrote the first draft of the paper: PJB. Contributed to the writing of the paper: KI IMA PJB. Originated hypothesis and did in vitro, ex vivo, and in vivo experiments: KM. Did some experiments for the study: XY. Contributed to setting up some of evaluating systems, designed and analyzed some experiments: KI.