Retraction: The absence of MyD88 has no effect on the induction of alternatively activated macrophage during Fasciola hepatica infection
1 Laboratory of Infection & Immunology Research, College of Animal Science & Technology, Southwest University, Chongqing, China
2 Parasitology department, College of Animal Science & Technology, Guangxi University, Nanning, China
3 ENVA, UMR BIPAR, Ecopham, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort, Maisons-Alfort, France
BMC Immunology 2012, 13:3 doi:10.1186/1471-2172-13-3Published: 16 January 2012
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The authors would like to retract the article "The absence of MyD88 has no effect on the induction of alternatively activated macrophage during Fasciola hepatica infection" published in BMC Immunology (2011, 12:63). The text and figures in this article  have been misappropriated from a different set of experiments using a different parasite, conducted in the laboratory of Prof J Allen and presented in the thesis of K Mylonas. Lead author Dr HongLin Luo accepts full responsibility for this and would like to apologise to colleagues in the lab, the co-authors, Editors and readers. The other authors take no responsibility for the misappropriation.