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Retraction: Molecular characterization of Legionella pneumophila-induced interleukin-8 expression in T cells

Reika Takamatsu1, Hiromitsu Teruya12, Eriko Takeshima12, Chie Ishikawa13, Kunihiro Matsumoto4, Naofumi Mukaida5, Jian-Dong Li6, Klaus Heuner7, Futoshi Higa2, Jiro Fujita2 and Naoki Mori1*

Author Affiliations

1 Division of Molecular Virology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903-0215, Japan

2 Division of Control and Prevention of Infectious Diseases, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903-0215, Japan

3 Transdisciplinary Research Organization for Subtropics and Island Studies, University of the Ryukyus, 1 Senbaru, Nishihara, Okinawa 903-0215, Japan

4 Department of Molecular Biology, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan

5 Division of Molecular Bioregulation, Cancer Research Institute, Kanazawa University, 13-1 Takara-machi, Kanazawa 920-0934, Japan

6 Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, New York 14642, USA

7 Project group 26 "Nosocomial Infections of the Elderly", Robert Koch-Institut, 20 Nordufer, Berlin 13353, Germany

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BMC Microbiology 2011, 11:127  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-127

Published: 2 June 2011

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Article Retracted