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Choi, Chang, Stuecker, Chung, Newcombe, and Venkateswaran: Retraction: A Fosmid Cloning Strategy for Detecting the Widest Possible Spectrum of Microbes from the International Space Station Drinking Water System
Genomics Inform 2012;10(4):249-255
The editorial committee of Genomics & Informatics has concluded that a substantial portion of the above article [1] was 'copied and pasted' from earlier publications without appropriate attribution. Although the plagiarized texts are detected only in the Introduction section [2], such a misconduct is unacceptable in a scientific writing. The authors have acknowledged plagiarism in the above article and requested retraction.


1. Choi S, Chang MS, Stuecker T, Chung C, Newcombe DA, Venkateswaran K. A fosmid cloning strategy for detecting the widest possible spectrum of microbes from the International Space Station drinking water system. Genomics Inform 2012;10:249–255. PMID: 23346038.
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2. Barry PL, Phillips T. Water on the space station. Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2000. Accessed 2013 Apr 23. Available from:


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