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Retraction Note: Molecular characterization of Legionella pneumophila-induced interleukin-8 expression in T cells

  • Reika Takamatsu1,
  • Hiromitsu Teruya1, 2,
  • Eriko Takeshima1, 2,
  • Chie Ishikawa1, 3,
  • Kunihiro Matsumoto4,
  • Naofumi Mukaida5,
  • Jian-Dong Li6,
  • Klaus Heuner7,
  • Futoshi Higa2,
  • Jiro Fujita2 and
  • Naoki Mori1Email author
BMC Microbiology201111:127

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-11-127

Received: 27 January 2011

Accepted: 2 June 2011

Published: 2 June 2011

The original article was published in BMC Microbiology 2010 10:1

Abstract

Article Retracted

Retraction

After lengthy investigation by the editors, the original article [1] has been retracted because of inappropriate duplication of images from previously published articles. The last author, Naoki Mori takes full responsibility and apologizes for any inconvenience caused.

Notes

Declarations

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Division of Molecular Virology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus
(2)
Division of Control and Prevention of Infectious Diseases, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus
(3)
Transdisciplinary Research Organization for Subtropics and Island Studies, University of the Ryukyus
(4)
Department of Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
(5)
Division of Molecular Bioregulation, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University
(6)
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center
(7)
Project group 26 "Nosocomial Infections of the Elderly", Robert Koch-Institut

References

  1. Takamatsu R, Teruya H, Takeshima E, Ishikawa C, Matsumoto K, Mukaida N, Li J-D, Heuner K, Higa F, Fujita J, Mori N: Molecular characterization of Legionella pneumophila-induced interleukin-8 expression in T cells. BMC Microbiol. 2010, 10: 1-10.1186/1471-2180-10-1.PubMedPubMed CentralView ArticleGoogle Scholar

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This article is published under license to BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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