Correction: Human MicroRNA Targets

  • Bino John,
  • Anton J Enright,
  • Alexei Aravin,
  • Thomas Tuschl,
  • Chris Sander,
  • Debora S Marks
  • Published: July 12, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0030264

In PLoS Biology, volume 2, issue 11: DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020363

We incorrectly named the products of two genes, gamma actin and betaAPP, as FMRP ligands because of a misreading of Table 1 from [1]. BetaAPP is incorrectly referred to as an FMRP ligand in Tables 2 and S9, gamma actin in Table S9 only. This does not change the use of FMRP binding as a way to support the target predictions, as the statistics remain virtually the same; the enrichment of FMRP targets within the predicted microRNA target set changes from 5.31 to 5.26 as a result of our misclassification. In addition, it does not change the fact that betaAPP is a predicted microRNA target. Our Web site at contains the updated information with changes flagged. We thank Dr. Denman for pointing out this error to us.


  1. 1. Denman RB (2003) Deja vu all over again: FMRP binds U-rich target mRNAs. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 310: 1–7.