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Retraction Note: Inhibition of constitutively active Jak-Stat pathway suppresses cell growth of human T-cell leukemia virus type 1-infected T-cell lines and primary adult T-cell leukemia cells

  • Mariko Tomita1,
  • Hirochika Kawakami1,
  • Jun-nosuke Uchihara1, 2,
  • Taeko Okudaira1, 2,
  • Masato Masuda2,
  • Takehiro Matsuda1, 3,
  • Yuetsu Tanaka4,
  • Kazuiku Ohshiro5 and
  • Naoki Mori1Email author
Retrovirology20118:1

DOI: 10.1186/1742-4690-8-1

Received: 16 December 2010

Accepted: 6 January 2011

Published: 6 January 2011

The original article was published in Retrovirology 2006 3:22

Retraction

The authors of this article [1] would like to retract it. It contains duplicated Tax and actin Western blotting images. These misrepresentations do not change the scientific conclusion of the paper. The first author, Mariko Tomita and last author, Naoki Mori, take full responsibility for the duplication and misrepresentation of the figures in this paper, state that none of the co-authors were involved in or aware of these events, and apologizes to the readers, reviewers and editors of Retrovirology for publishing these duplicated images.

Notes

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Division of Molecular Virology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus
(2)
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus
(3)
Division of Child Health and Welfare, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus
(4)
Division of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus
(5)
Department of Internal Medicine, Naha Prefectural Hospital

References

  1. Tomita M, Kawakami H, Uchihara JN, Okudaira T, Masuda M, Matsuda T, Tanaka Y, Ohshiro K, Mori N: Inhibition of constitutively active Jak-Stat pathway suppresses cell growth of human T-cell leukemia virus type 1-infected T-cell lines and primary adult T-cell leukemia cells. Retrovirology. 2006, 3: 22-10.1186/1742-4690-3-22.PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMed

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