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Retraction Note: eliciting broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV-1 that target gp41 MPER

The original article was published in Retrovirology 2012 9:P362


This poster presentation [1] has been retracted on request of the author Michael W Cho. The Office of Research Integrity at the US DHHS has determined that the first author Dong-Pyou Han committed research misconduct and the poster was prepared based on falsified data [2].


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    Han D, Habte H, Qin Y, Takamoto K, LaBranche C, Montefiori D, Cho MW: Eliciting broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV-1 that target gp41 MPER. Retrovirology. 2012, 9 (Suppl 2): 362-10.1186/1742-4690-9-S2-P362.,

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    The Office of Research Integrity, US Department of Health and Human Services: Updated 23rd December 2013. Case Summary: Han, Dong-Pyou.,

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The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1186/1742-4690-9-S2-P362

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