Another correction for Rui Curi, whose legal threats helped force shutdown of Science Fraud site
The Journal of Endocrinology has run a correction for a paper by Rui Curi, the Brazilian scientist whose lawyers threatened Science-Fraud.org after the site ran a number of posts critical of Curi’s work.
Here’s the notice for “Non-esterified fatty acids and human lymphocyte death: a mechanism that involves calcium release and oxidative stress”:
The authors apologise for an error in Figure 7 of this article published in volume 195, pp 133–143 of the Journal of Endocrinology. Panel G of Figure 7 has an error and the correct panel is provided below.
Anti-α-actin was used as internal control.
The paper has been cited 14 times, according to Thomson Scientific’s Web of Knowledge. It’s Curi’s third correction since the beginning of the year. He’s also had a retraction.