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Erratum to: Dear Readers

The Original Article was published on 15 September 2006

In the last issue of our journal, in the article BRCA1 4153delA founder mutation in Russian ovarian cancer patients written by Prof. Evgeny N. Imyanitov, the following errata apply.

  1. 1.

    The name of one of the co-authors was confused - instead of Tatiana V. Porhanova it should be Natalia V. Porhanova.

  2. 2.

    The correct Figure 1 appearing on page 195 is given below.

    Figure 1
    figure 1

    BRCA 4153delA genotyping. Both wild-type and mutation-specific primers produce the PCR fragment for the heterozygote (left), while only one product is detected upon analysis of the normal DNA sample (right). Identical results are obtained by real-time (top) and conventional (bottom) allele-specific PCR.

  3. 3.

    The correct telephone number for Prof. Evgeny N. Imyanitov is +7 812 596 89 51.


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The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1186/1897-4287-4-4-193

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Imyanitov, E.N. Erratum to: Dear Readers. Hered Cancer Clin Pract 5, 56 (2007).

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