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Erratum to: Mitochondrial DNA point mutations and relative copy number in 1363 disease and control human brains

  • Wei Wei1, 7,
  • Michael J. Keogh1, 7, 8,
  • Ian Wilson1,
  • Jonathan Coxhead1,
  • Sarah Ryan2,
  • Sara Rollinson2,
  • Helen Griffin1,
  • Marzena Kurzawa-Akanbi1,
  • Mauro Santibanez-Koref1,
  • Kevin Talbot3,
  • Martin R. Turner3,
  • Chris-Anne McKenzie4,
  • Claire Troakes5,
  • Johannes Attems1,
  • Colin Smith4,
  • Safa Al Sarraj5,
  • Christopher M. Morris1,
  • Olaf Ansorge6,
  • Stuart Pickering-Brown2,
  • James W. Ironside4Email author and
  • Patrick F Chinnery1, 7, 8Email author
Acta Neuropathologica CommunicationsNeuroscience of Disease20175:17

Received: 6 February 2017

Accepted: 14 February 2017

Published: 22 February 2017

The original article was published in Acta Neuropathologica Communications 2017 5:13


In the original publication of this article [1], the author Marzena Kurzawa-Akinibi was written incorrectly. The correct spelling should have been Marzena Kurzawa-Akanbi. The original article has now been updated to reflect this change.



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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Genetic Medicine, Central Parkway, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
National CJD Research & Surveillance Unit, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, London, UK
Department of Neuropathology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge, University Neurology Unit, Cambridge, UK
MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, UK


  1. Wei et al (2017) Mitochondrial DNA point mutations and relative copy number in 1363 disease and control human brains. Acta Neuropathol Commun 5:13. doi:10.1186/s40478-016-0404-6


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