The editors are publishing this note to alert readers to a concern about this article (1). The sense and antisense siRNA sequences reported to target STAT3 are in fact both predicted to target the CEP104 gene. The STAT3 knockdown results were not confirmed by an additional siRNA as this was the only STAT3 siRNA used in the study.

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