alexa First Report of Predominant MEFV Mutations in a Persian Children Population with Familial Mediterranean Fever: R202Q, M694V/I

ISSN: 2161-1041

Hereditary Genetics: Current Research

  • Research Article   
  • Hereditary Genet Curr Res 2018, Vol 7(1): 190
  • DOI: 10.4172/2161-1041.1000190

First Report of Predominant MEFV Mutations in a Persian Children Population with Familial Mediterranean Fever: R202Q, M694V/I

Shirin Sayyahfar1, Reza Shiari2, Fahimeh Shahmiri1, Farzaneh Vali3 and Babak Behnam3,4*
1Department of Pediatrics, Ali Asghar Children Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Iran
2Department of Pediatrics, Mofid Children’s Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3Departments of Medical Genetics and Molecular Biology, Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), Tehran, Iran
4NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Program, Common Fund, Office of the Clinical Director, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), National Institute of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA
*Corresponding Author: Babak Behnam, NIH Undiagnosed Diseases Program, National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) National Institute of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD 20892, Maryland, USA, Tel: 301-594-5182, Email: [email protected], [email protected]

Received Date: Jan 15, 2018 / Accepted Date: Jan 20, 2018 / Published Date: Jan 23, 2018

Retraction Note:

The article entitled “First Report of Predominant MEFV Mutations in a Persian Children Population with Familial Mediterranean Fever: R202Q, M694V/I” has been accepted for publication in the journal Hereditary Genetics: Current Research considering the statements provided in the article as personal opinion of the author which was found not having any conflict or biasness towards anything. As the article was a perspective one, information provided by the author was considered as an opinion to be expressed through publication.

Publisher took decision to make the article online solely based on the reviewer’s suggestion which considered the article not but a personal opinion of the author. However, it is found that the author has some personal concerns and issues, therefore, being retracted from the journal.


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