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Author Correction: Multiomics reveal non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in rats following chronic exposure to an ultra-low dose of Roundup herbicide

Correction to: Scientific Reports, published online 09 January 2017

This Article contains errors.

The Authors neglected to include the data for month 2 (M2) and month 24 (M24) in Figure 1. The correct version of this figure is included below as Figure 1.

Figure 1

Increased plasma triglyceride levels in rats administered with Roundup. Blood samples was collected from control and Roundup-treated (50 ng/L glyphosate equivalent dilution) female rats following two years exposure via drinking water. Blood was taken via the tail vein of each animal after 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21 and 24 months of treatment. Pair-wise comparisons were performed with a Mann-Whitney U test.

Additionally, in the Methods section under the subheading ‘Proteome profiling using Tandem Mass Tag-LC-MS/MS’,

“Precursor mass tolerance for the searches was set at 20ppm and fragment mass tolerance at 0.8ppm.”

should read:

“Precursor mass tolerance for the searches was set at 20ppm and fragment mass tolerance at 0.8 Daltons.”

The Data availability section was omitted from the Additional Information section:

Data availability: The mass spectrometry proteomics data have been deposited to the ProteomeXchange Consortium via the PRIDE [1] partner repository with the dataset identifier PXD010181.

Finally, cross-referencing of the animals’ tumour and age data reported in this Article and References [18] and [29] is described in the Table 1 included below.

Table 1 Collation of age and mammary tumour incidence metadata of female rats chronically exposed to Roundup herbicide.

These changes do not affect the conclusions of the Article. The Authors apologise for the errors.

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Correspondence to Michael N. Antoniou.

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