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Retraction Note: Mast cells are the main interleukin 17-positive cells in anticitrullinated protein antibody-positive and -negative rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis synovium

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The original article was published in Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:R150

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The authors retract this article [1] following an investigation by Leiden University Medical Centre into the research activities of the last author. The investigation identified a discrepancy between the data reported in the article and the original collected data. The investigation committee concluded that this undermined the scientific basis of the publication and advised that the publication should be retracted.

The online version of this article contains the full text of the retracted article as electronic supplementary material (Additional file 1).

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    Suurmond J, Dorjée AL, Boon MR, Knol EF, Huizinga TWJ, Toes REM, et al. Mast cells are the main interleukin 17-positive cells in anticitrullinated protein antibody-positive and -negative rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis synovium. Arthritis Res Ther. 2011;13:R150.

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Correspondence to Jolien Suurmond.

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The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/ar3466.

The online version of the original article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/ar3466.

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Suurmond, J., Dorjée, A.L., Boon, M.R. et al. Retraction Note: Mast cells are the main interleukin 17-positive cells in anticitrullinated protein antibody-positive and -negative rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis synovium. Arthritis Res Ther 17, 354 (2015) doi:10.1186/s13075-015-0847-3

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