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Correction: Global Regulatory T-Cell Research from 2000 to 2015: A Bibliometric Analysis

  • Yin Zongyi,
  • Chen Dongying,
  • Li Baifeng

Correction: Global Regulatory T-Cell Research from 2000 to 2015: A Bibliometric Analysis

  • Yin Zongyi, 
  • Chen Dongying, 
  • Li Baifeng
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There is an error in the sixth sentence of the Abstract. The correct sentence is: Sakaguchi, Rudensky, Hori, Shevach, and Bettelli were the top authors in Treg research.

There is an error in the third sentence in the second paragraph of the Author analysis section of the Results and Discussion. The correct sentence is: As shown in Fig 5 and Table 4, the largest nodes were associated with Sakaguchi (8,390 citations), Rudensky (4,748 citations), Hori (3,971 citations), and Shevach (3,554 citations), indicating their important role in Treg research.

There is an error in the image for Fig 5. Please see the correct Fig 5 here.

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Fig 5. Co-citation map of authors who published articles related to regulatory T cell (Treg) research from 2000 to 2015.

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0170850.g001

The values in the Freq column of Table 4 are incorrect. Please see the correct Table 4 here.

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Table 4. The 15 most active Authors, Cited-Authors and Cited Reference.

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0170850.t001

There is an error in the fourth sentence in the second paragraph of the Author analysis section of the Results and Discussion. The correct sentence is: Additionally, Fig 5 revealed four large citation clusters; the first was typified by Sakaguchi, who initiated Treg research; the second by Hori and Rudensky, who focused on the development and plasticity of CD4+CD25+ Tregs by Foxp3; the third by Bettelli, who introduced the new area of Tregs and Th17; and the fourth by Curiel, who focused on the application of Tregs in ovarian carcinoma.

There is an error in the seventh sentence of the Conclusion. The correct sentence is: The highest-impact scholars were Sakaguchi, Rudensky, Hori, Shevach, and Bettelli.

Reference

  1. 1. Zongyi Y, Dongying C, Baifeng L (2016) Global Regulatory T-Cell Research from 2000 to 2015: A Bibliometric Analysis. PLoS ONE 11(9): e0162099. pmid:27611317