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XMRV and Prostate Cancer: major devolpment

Discussion in 'XMRV Research and Replication Studies' started by RRM, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. RRM

    RRM

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    http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0044954

    This is a follow up study by the very discoverers of XMRV (Urisman, Silverman, DeRisi, Fischer and others). They basically re-evaluated their original cohort/samples as well as new ones, and determined that their original findings were wrong.

    Moreover, they checked their original samples for contamination and found "direct evidence" for contamination (using mitochondrial SNP analysis).

    The authors conclude that:

    EDIT: sorry for the bad typo in the thread title. :(
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    barbc56 Senior Member

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    Very interesting and a long standing question. Do you think any of the positive papers for prostate cancer will be retracted?
    Barb C.:>)
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    New study confirms erroneous link between XMRV virus, prostate cancer

    A further interpretation of this important development from Research 1st: http://www.research1st.com/2012/09/...&utm_campaign=Feed: Research1st (Research1st)

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