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

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

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BioMed Central
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11
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1
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DOI: 10.1186/1471-2180-11-127
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  • Retraction

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Retraction: Molecular characterization of Legionella pneumophila-induced interleukin-8 expression in T cells RETRACTION Open Access Retraction: 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 Mori1* Abstract Article Retracted Retraction After lengthy investigation by the editors, the original article [1] has been retracted because of inappropriate duplication of images from previously published articles.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. Author details 1Division of Molecular Virology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903-0215, Japan. 2Division of Control and Prevention of Infectious Diseases, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903- 0215, Japan. 3Transdisciplinary Research Organization for Subtropics and Island Studies, University of the Ryukyus, 1 Senbaru, Nishihara, Okinawa 903- 0215, Japan. 4Department of Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan. 5Division of Molecular Bioregulation, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, 13-1 Takara-machi, Kanazawa 920-0934, Japan. 6Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, New York 14642, USA. 7Project group 26 “Nosocomial Infections of the Elderly”, Robert Koch-Institut, 20 Nordufer, Berlin 13353, Germany. Received: 27 January 2011 Accepted: 2 June 2011 Published: 2 June 2011 Reference 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 expressi

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