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

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  • Received: 3 February 2014
  • Accepted: 5 February 2014
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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This poster presentation [1] has been retracted on request of the author Michael W Cho.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].


Authors’ Affiliations

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA


  1. 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.,View ArticleGoogle Scholar
  2. 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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