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Erratum to: Expression of concern: subfunctionalization reduces the fitness cost of gene duplication in humans by buffering dosage imbalances

  • Maria K Kowalczuk1Email author,
  • Shreeya Nanda1 and
  • Elizabeth C Moylan
BMC Genomics201314:260

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-260

Received: 18 March 2013

Accepted: 20 March 2013

Published: 17 April 2013

The original article was published in BMC Genomics 2011 12:604

Abstract

After publication of this article (Fernandez et al., BMC Genomics 2011, 12:604) it was brought to the Editors’ attention that the data generated by the first author, Ariel Fernandez, seemed anomalous. One of the author’s institutions found that the data were not reproducible from the described methods, but an investigation by the author’s other institution did not find the data or their interpretation suspicious. Given the conflicting conclusions of these investigations, the Editors advise the readers to interpret the data with due caution. We apologize to all affected parties.

Comment on

Ariel Fernandez, Yun-Huei Tzeng and Sze-Bi Hsu. Subfunctionalization reduces the fitness cost of gene duplication in humans by buffering dosage imbalances. BMC Genomics 2011, 12:604. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2164-12-604. URL http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/12/604.

Notes

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
The authors are the Biology Editors for BioMed Central, BioMed Central

References

  1. Fernandez A, Tzeng YH, Sze-Bi Hsu SB: Subfunctionalization reduces the fitness cost of gene duplication in humans by buffering dosage imbalances. BMC Genomics. 2011, 12: 604-10.1186/1471-2164-12-604.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar

Copyright

© Kowalczuk et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2013

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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