Corrigendum: Caveolin-1 Variant Is Associated With the Metabolic Syndrome in Kuwaiti Children: Caveolin-1 variant is associated with the metabolic syndrome in Kuwaiti children (Frontiers in Genetics ( 2018) 9 (689) DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2018.00689)

Rasheeba Nizam, Ebaa Al-Ozairi, Jo Max Goodson, Motasam Melhem, Lena Davidsson, Hessa Alkhandari, Ashraf Al Madhoun, Sara Shamsah, Malak Qaddoumi, Ghazi Alghanim, Nouf Alhasawi, Mohamed Abu-Farha, Jehad Abubaker, Ping Shi, Mor-Li Hartman, Mary Tavares, Milad Bitar, Hamad Ali, Hossein Arefanian, Sriraman DevarajanFaisal Al-Refaei, Osama Alsmadi, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Fahd Al-Mulla

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Author names were incorrectly spelled as “Mark L. Hartman”, “Jihad Abubaker”, “Ebaa Alozairi”, and “Mohamed Abufarha”. The correct spelling is “Mor-Li Hartman”, “Jehad Abubaker”, “Ebaa Al-Ozairi”, and “Mohamed Abu-Farha”. The updated author contributions statement appears below. “RN and FA-M designed the study. FA-M, RN, and JG directed the work. OA, JG, SD, and M-LH directed study participant recruitment, sample processing, and data collection. FA-M, RN, HaA, and MB shortlisted the gene/variant. RN, MM, GA, and NA performed the experiment. FA-M, RN, and PS carried out statistical analysis and interpretation. EA-O, LD, HeA, MLH, MT, HoA, and FA-R carried out clinical data analysis and interpretation. RN and FA-M wrote the manuscript. EA-O, JT, LD, JG, AA, FA-R, SS, MQ, MA-F, JA, M-LH, PS, MB, HaA, and OA reviewed and edited the manuscript. FA-M, EA-O, and JT critically revised and approved the manuscript.” The authors apologize for this error and state that this does not change the scientific conclusions of the article in any way. The original article has been updated.

Original languageEnglish
Article number221
Pages (from-to)221
Number of pages1
JournalFrontiers in Genetics
Issue numberMAR
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019


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