First published November 2, 2015 - More info
Original citation: J Clin Invest. 2015;125(10):3725–3726. doi:10.1172/JCI84086.
Citation for this erratum: J Clin Invest. 2015;125(11):4316. doi:10.1172/JCI85047.
Two sentences in the article were incorrect. The correct sentences are below.
[Response to] JCI: And at some point, you got hooked?
Then I found out that they all had a deletion in their gene that included the promoter and exon one.
[Response to] JCI: We make some mistakes!
As this was all happening, there was a great paper in Nature Genetics from Catherine Boileau’s group where they had identified a new gene, PCSK9, with selected missense mutations that caused a disease that looked just like familial hypercholesterolemia.
The JCI regrets the errors.