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Correction: Transcriptome analysis of pigeon milk production – role of cornification and triglyceride synthesis genes

Meagan J Gillespie12*, Tamsyn M Crowley13, Volker R Haring1, Susanne L Wilson1, Jennifer A Harper1, Jean S Payne1, Diane Green1, Paul Monaghan1, Dragana Stanley4, John A Donald2, Kevin R Nicholas3 and Robert J Moore1

Author Affiliations

1 Australian Animal Health Laboratory, CSIRO Animal, Food and Health Sciences, 5 Portarlington Road, Geelong, Victoria, Australia

2 School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University, Pigdons Road, Geelong, Victoria 3216, Australia

3 Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology, Deakin University, Geelong, Victoria 3216, Australia

4 School of Medical and Applied Sciences, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, QLD 4702, Australia

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BMC Genomics 2014, 15:185  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-15-185

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Received:11 March 2014
Accepted:11 March 2014
Published:1 April 2014

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Correction notice

The authors of ‘Transcriptome analysis of pigeon milk production – role of cornification and triglyceride synthesis genes’ [1] have advised the journal that Dragana Stanley was inadvertently omitted from the list of authors. The Competing interests, Authors’ contributions and Acknowledgements sections have been modified accordingly.

Competing interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Authors’ contributions

Conceived the project: MG, TC, VH and RM. Contributed to the formulation of ideas: JD, KN and PM. Carried out experimental work: MG, VH, JP, JH, DG and PM. Responsible for animal husbandry: SW. Analysed data: MG, DS and VH. Wrote the manuscript: MG. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.


The authors would like to thank Leona McLaren from Kooyong Squab for supplying the pigeon breeding pairs and Nicholas Kieselbach and Adam Stein for pigeon husbandry. The authors acknowledge the support of the Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Facility provided to the AAHL Biosecurity Microscopy Facility. In addition we wish to thank Alex Hyatt, Sandra Crameri, Honglei Chen and Ricardo Portela for their assistance.


  1. Gillespie MJ, Crowley TM, Haring VR, Wilson SL, Harper JA, Payne JS, Green D, Monaghan P, Donald JA, Nicholas KR, Moore RJ: Transcriptome analysis of pigeon milk production – role of cornification and triglyceride synthesis genes.

    BMC Genomics 2013, 14:169.


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