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Retraction Note: screening and identification of a renal carcinoma specific peptide from a phage display peptide library

  • Xiangan Tu1Email author,
  • Jintao Zhuang1,
  • Wenwei Wang1,
  • Liang Zhao1,
  • Liangyun Zhao1,
  • Jiquan Zhao1,
  • Chunhua Deng1,
  • Shaopeng Qiu1 and
  • Yuanyuan Zhang2Email author
Contributed equally
Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research201231:21

Received: 1 March 2012

Accepted: 13 March 2012

Published: 13 March 2012

The original article was published in Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research 2011 30:105


The authors would like to retract the article "Screening and Identification of a Renal Carcinoma Specific Peptide from a Phage Display Peptide Library" [1]. After the article was published it was revealed that the data in figure three, reported to show the Immunohistochemical staining of renal carcinoma, actually shows the results from an unrelated experiment on lung tissue due to incorrect labeling. The authors apologize to the readers, reviewers, and editors for publishing this erroneous data.


Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Urology, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangdong, PR China
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston-Salem, USA


  1. Tu X, Zhuang J, Wang W, Zhao L, Zhao L, Zhao J, Deng C, Qiu S, Zhang Y: Screening and Identification of a Renal Carcinoma Specific Peptide from a Phage Display Peptide Library. J Exp Clin Cancer Res. 2011, 30: 105-10.1186/1756-9966-30-105.PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar


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