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Retraction Note: Hypothesis for heritable, anti-viral immunity in crustaceans and insects

Biology Direct20094:36

  • Received: 29 September 2009
  • Accepted: 1 October 2009
  • Published:

The original article was published in Biology Direct 2009 4:32


Correction to Flegel, TW: Hypothesis for heritable, anti-viral immunity in crustaceans and insects. Biology Direct 2009, 4:32.


The published version of this article [1] omits the references from the Reviewer's Comments section (citations 41 to 47). The missing references appear here in their respective order [28].


Authors’ Affiliations

Center of Excellence for Shrimp Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (Centex Shrimp, Thailand
Dept. of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Rama 6 Road, Bangkok, 10400, Thailand
National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Klong Luang, Pathumthani, 12120, Thailand
National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), Klong Luang, Pathumthani, 12120, Thailand


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