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Correction: Attenuation of osteoarthritis via blockade of the SDF-1/CXCR4 signaling pathway

Fangyuan Wei123, Douglas C Moore1, Lei Wei1*, Yanlin Li14, Ge Zhang56, Xiaochun Wei7, Joseph K Lee8 and Qian Chen1

Author affiliations

1 Department of Orthopaedics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, 1 Hoppin Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA

2 Department of Emergency Medicine, The First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical College, 295 Xichang Road, Kunming, Yunnan, 650032, The People's Republic of China

3 Musculoskeletal Research Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 30-32 Ngan Shing Street, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, The People's Republic of China

4 Department of Orthopaedics, The First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical College, 295 Xichang Road, Kunming, Yunnan, 650032, The People's Republic of China

5 Ge Zhang's Lab, Institute for Advancing Translational Medicine in Bone & Joint Diseases, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, The People's Republic of China

6 Teaching Division, School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, The People's Republic of China

7 Department of Orthopaedics, The Second Hospital of Shanxi Medical University, Taiyuan, Shanxi, 030001, The People's Republic of China

8 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY, 10032, USA

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Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013, 15:410  doi:10.1186/ar4242


See related research by Wei et al., http://arthritis-research.com/content/14/4/R177

The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://arthritis-research.com/content/15/4/410


Published:26 July 2013

© 2013 BioMed Central Ltd

Correction

After publication of our recent article [1], we noticed that this study was initiated in Qian Chen's lab and that we had inadvertently omitted Qian Chen as a co-author. The study was also supported by other grants from NIH. Revised acknowledgment and authors' contribution paragraphs appear below.

The author list is now complete and the competing interests section modified accordingly.

Competing interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Authors' contributions

FW participated in the study design, wrote most of the manuscript, performed most of the experiments and analyzed data. DCM, GZ, YL, XW, and JKL participated in the study design, data interpretation and revised the manuscript critically. LW and QC conceived the study, participated in its design, data analysis and revised the manuscript carefully and critically. All authors have read and approved the final manuscript.

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank Dr Jason T Machan for statistical analysis support, Dr R Terek provided samples, and Dr ZK Wang for his suggestion. This project was supported by NIH AR052479, R01AR059142, AG14399, AG00811, P20RR024484 by grants from the Aircast Foundation, Arthritis National Research Foundation, NSFC 81071495, 81171676, and SXNSFC 2011011042.

References

  1. Wei F, Moore DC, Li Y, Zhang G, Wei X, Lee JK, Wei L: Attenuation of osteoarthritis via blockade of the SDF-1/CXCR4 signaling pathway.

    Arthritis Res Ther 2012, 14:R177. PubMed Abstract | BioMed Central Full Text | PubMed Central Full Text OpenURL