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Correction to: Identification of the functional role of peroxiredoxin 6 in the progression of breast cancer

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Breast Cancer Research201820:63

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The original article was published in Breast Cancer Research 2007 9:R76


After the publication of this work [1] an error in Fig. 1c was brought to our attention: the Western blots for PRDX6 and β-actin were similar to those shown in lanes 5-6 of Fig. 4g. To verify these findings, we have repeated this experiment and the results are shown in a new Fig. 1c below. The repeated experimental results are consistent with the previously reported findings in the original study [1] and the functional role for PRDX6 in malignant progression of human cancer including breast cancer has been widely documented and recognized in numerous other studies [2]. We apologize for the error. However, this correction does not affect the conclusions of the article.
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c Western blot analysis of PRDX6 and GAPDH expression in MDA-MB-231HM (lane 2) and parental MDA-MB-231 cell line (lane 1)



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Authors’ Affiliations

Breast Cancer Institute, Cancer Hospital, Department of Oncology, Shanghai Medical College, Institutes of Biomedical Science, Fudan University, Shanghai, 200032, People’s Republic of China
Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, Hexi district, Tianjin, 300060, China


  1. Shao Z, et al. Identification of the functional role of peroxiredoxin 6 in the progression of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2007;9:R76.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar
  2. Coppa A, et al. The role of peroxiredoxins in cancer. Mol Clin Oncol. 2017;6(2):139–53.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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