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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

  • Jolien Suurmond1Email author,
  • Annemarie L. Dorjée1,
  • Mariëtte R. Boon1,
  • Edward F. Knol2,
  • Tom W. J. Huizinga1,
  • René E. M. Toes1 and
  • Annemie J. M. Schuerwegh1
Arthritis Research & Therapy201517:354

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13075-015-0847-3

Received: 1 November 2015

Accepted: 2 November 2015

Published: 9 December 2015

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

Retraction

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The online version of this article contains the full text of the retracted article as electronic supplementary material (Additional file 1).

Notes

Declarations

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Rheumatology, Leiden University Medical Center
(2)
Department of Dermatology/Allergology, University Medical Center Utrecht

Reference

  1. 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.PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar

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