Retraction Note: Human cathelicidin LL-37 enhance the antibiofilm effect of EGCG on Streptococcus mutans
- Yi-jie Guo†1, 3Email author,
- Bo Zhang†1, 2,
- Xue-song Feng1, 3,
- Hui-xun Ren1, 3 and
- Ji-ru Xu1, 3Email author
© The Author(s). 2017
Received: 15 June 2017
Accepted: 16 June 2017
Published: 26 June 2017
The authors are retracting this article  because they do not have ownership of the data they report. A formal investigation by Tohoku University has concluded that the data reported in this article are the sole property of Tohoku University and have been reported in Bai et al. . All authors agree with this retraction.
Open AccessThis article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.
- Guo Y-J, Zhang B, Feng X-S, Hui-xun Ren H-X, Xu J-R. Human cathelicidin LL-37 enhance the antibiofilm effect of EGCG on Streptococcus mutans. BMC Oral Health. 2016;16:101. doi:10.1186/s12903-016-0292-y.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar
- Bai L, Takagi S, Ando T, Yoneyama H, Ito K, Mizugai H, Isogai E. Antimicrobial activity of tea catechin against canine oral bacteria and the functional mechanisms. J Vet Med. 2016;78(9):1439–45.Google Scholar