We have found another correction for high-profile plant scientist Olivier Voinnet, bringing his total count to 22. Voinnet, who works at ETH Zurich, also has seven retractions, a funding ban, and a revoked award.
Voinnet’s most recent corrections involve problems with figures; the same issue is cited in this latest correction notice, for “Competition for XPO5 binding between Dicer mRNA, pre-miRNA and viral RNA regulates human Dicer levels.”
The correction notice in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, issued earlier this year, explains:
In the version of this supplementary file originally posted online, an incorrect scan was mistakenly used in Supplementary Figure 2 (the western blot of TAP in the unbound material, bottom left panel). The error has been corrected in this file as of 22 January 2016.
The 2011 paper — which lists Voinnet as the second to last author — has been cited 40 times, according to Thomson Reuters Web of Science.
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