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Retraction Note: The absence of MyD88 has no effect on the induction of alternatively activated macrophage during Fasciola hepatica infection

The original article was published in BMC Immunology 2011 12:63

Retraction

The authors would like to retract the article "The absence of MyD88 has no effect on the induction of alternatively activated macrophage during Fasciola hepatica infection" published in BMC Immunology (2011, 12:63). The text and figures in this article [1] have been misappropriated from a different set of experiments using a different parasite, conducted in the laboratory of Prof J Allen and presented in the thesis of K Mylonas. Lead author Dr HongLin Luo accepts full responsibility for this and would like to apologise to colleagues in the lab, the co-authors, Editors and readers. The other authors take no responsibility for the misappropriation.

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    Luo H, Huang W, Wang D, Wang H, Nie K: The absence of MyD88 has no effect on the induction of alternatively activated macrophage during Fasciola hepatica infection. BMC Immunology. 2011, 12: 63-10.1186/1471-2172-12-63.

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Correspondence to HongLin Luo.

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The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1186/1471-2172-12-63

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