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BMC Genomics

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Erratum to: Unity in defence: honeybee workers exhibit conserved molecular responses to diverse pathogens

  • Vincent Doublet1, 2Email author,
  • Yvonne Poeschl1, 3,
  • Andreas Gogol-Döring1, 3, 4,
  • Cédric Alaux5,
  • Desiderato Annoscia6,
  • Christian Aurori7,
  • Seth M. Barribeau8,
  • Oscar C. Bedoya-Reina9, 26, 27,
  • Mark J. F. Brown10,
  • James C. Bull11,
  • Michelle L. Flenniken12,
  • David A. Galbraith13,
  • Elke Genersch14, 15,
  • Sebastian Gisder14,
  • Ivo Grosse1, 3,
  • Holly L. Holt13, 16,
  • Dan Hultmark17,
  • H. Michael G. Lattorff1, 18, 28,
  • Yves Le Conte5,
  • Fabio Manfredini10,
  • Dino P. McMahon18, 19, 20, 21,
  • Robin F. A. Moritz1, 18,
  • Francesco Nazzi6,
  • Elina L. Niño13, 22,
  • Katja Nowick1, 23, 24,
  • Ronald P. van Rij25,
  • Robert J. Paxton1, 18, 19 and
  • Christina M. Grozinger13
Contributed equally
BMC Genomics201718:256

Received: 13 March 2017

Accepted: 13 March 2017

Published: 23 March 2017

The original article was published in BMC Genomics 2017 18:207


After the publication of this work [1] it was noticed that there was a typesetting error in figure 5 where two additional red lines were added in the sections “gene expression profiles” and “transformed gene expression profiles”. The original article was corrected to remove these lines.



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Authors’ Affiliations

German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig
Centre for Ecology and Conservation, University of Exeter
Institute of Computer Science, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen
INRA, UR 406 Abeilles et Environnement
Dipartimento di Scienze AgroAlimentari, Ambientali e Animali, Università degli Studi di Udine
Institute of Life Sciences, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Department of Biology, East Carolina University
Center for Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics, Pennsylvania State University
School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London
Department of Biosciences, Swansea University
Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, Montana State University
Department of Entomology, Center for Pollinator Research, Pennsylvania State University
Department of Molecular Microbiology and Bee Diseases, Institute for Bee Research
Department of Microbiology and Epizootics, Freie Universität Berlin
Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, The Monarch Joint Venture, University of Minnesota
Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University
Institute for Biology, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast
Institute of Biology, Freie Universität Berlin
Department for Materials and Environment, BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing
Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of California
Department of Computer Science, TFome Research Group, Bioinformatics Group, Interdisciplinary Center of Bioinformatics, University of Leipzig
Paul-Flechsig-Institute for Brain Research, University of Leipzig
Department of Medical Microbiology, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University Medical Center
Present address: MRC IGMM, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital
Present address: MRC Functional Genomics Unit, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford
Present address: International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Environmental Health Theme


  1. Doublet V, Poeschl Y, Gogol-Döring A, Alaux C, Annoscia D, Aurori C, et al. Unity in defence: honeybee workers exhibit conserved molecular responses to diverse pathogens. BMC Genomics. 2017;18:207.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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