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RETRACTION: The effect of marathon on mRNA expression of anti-apoptotic and pro-apoptotic proteins and sirtuins family in male recreational long-distance runners

Gabriella Marfe1*, Marco Tafani2, Bruna Pucci2, Carla Di Stefano1, Manuela Indelicato2, Angela Andreoli3, Matteo Antonio Russo24, Paola Sinibaldi-Salimei1 and Vincenzo Manzi5

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Experimental Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, University of Rome "Tor Vergata" Via Montpellier 1, 00133, Rome, Italy

2 Department of Cellular and Molecular Pathology, IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana, Via dei Bonacolsi snc, 00163, Rome, Italy

3 Human Nutrition Unit, University of Rome "Tor Vergata" Via Montpellier 1, 00133, Rome, Italy

4 Department of Experimental Medicine, La Sapienza University, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161, Rome, Italy

5 School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Rome Tor Vergata" Via Columbia s.n.c., 00133, Rome, Italy

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BMC Physiology 2013, 13:13  doi:10.1186/1472-6793-13-13


Please note this is a Retraction for the following manuscript: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6793/10/7


The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6793/13/13


Received:31 October 2013
Accepted:31 October 2013
Published:10 January 2014

© 2014 Marfe et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.

Retraction

The authors have retracted the article [1]. Following publication of the article irregularities within the Northern blot figures were brought to the attention of the editors and subsequently confirmed by an investigation by the University of Rome Tor Vergata. We apologize to all affected parties.

References

  1. Marfe G, Marco T, Pucci B, Di Stefano C, Indelicato M, Andreoli A, Russo MA, Sinibaldi-Salimei P, Manzi V: The effect of marathon on mRNA expression of anti-apoptotic and pro-apoptotic proteins and sirtuins family in male recreational long-distance runners.

    BMC Physiol 2010, 10:7. PubMed Abstract | BioMed Central Full Text | PubMed Central Full Text OpenURL