Erratum to: Palmitoylethanolamide and luteolin ameliorate development of arthritis caused by injection of collagen type II in mice
- Daniela Impellizzeri†1,
- Emanuela Esposito†1,
- Rosanna Di Paola1,
- Akbar Ahmad1,
- Michela Campolo1,
- Angelo Peli2,
- Valeria Maria Morittu3,
- Domenico Britti3 and
- Salvatore Cuzzocrea1, 4Email author
© Impellizzeri et al. 2016
Received: 20 April 2016
Accepted: 21 April 2016
Published: 5 May 2016
The original article was published in Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:4055
The authors would like to issue an erratum for this article , and would like to declare the following competing interests which we inadvertently failed to include in our original publication. The authors would like to apologise for this omission.
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