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Retraction Note to: Bacterial conversion of depolymerized Kraft lignin

Biotechnology for Biofuels201811:313

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13068-018-1307-5

  • Received: 24 October 2018
  • Accepted: 24 October 2018
  • Published:

The original article was published in Biotechnology for Biofuels 2018 11:240

Retraction to: Biotechnol Biofuels (2018) 11:240 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13068-018-1240-7

The authors have retracted this article [1] because due to a mistake in the laboratory, SEC analyses of some of the lignin samples used had already been published as part of another article [2]. The data in the section “Characterization of depolymerized lignin streams” was therefore inaccurately presented as new, and part of the materials and methods section was incorrect. To avoid confusion this article has been retracted and the authors have been given the opportunity to resubmit their corrected data. All authors agree to this retraction.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Chemical Engineering, Lund University, P.O. Box 124, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
(2)
Department of Chemistry, Applied Microbiology, Lund University, P.O. Box 124, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
(3)
Present address: Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, 4072, Australia

References

  1. Ravi K, Abdelaziz OY, Nöbel M, García-Hidalgo J, Gorwa-Grauslund MF, Hulteberg CP, Lidén G. Bacterial conversion of depolymerized Kraft lignin. Biotechnol Biofuels. 2018;11:240. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13068-018-1240-7.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar
  2. Abdelaziz OY, Li K, Tunå P, Hulteberg CP. Continuous catalytic depolymerisation and conversion of industrial kraft lignin into low-molecular-weight aromatics. Biomass Convers Biorefinery. 2018;8:455–70.View ArticleGoogle Scholar

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