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Correction to: A Lanosteryl triterpene from Protorhus longifolia augments insulin signaling in type 1 diabetic rats

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BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine201818:318

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The original article was published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2018 18:265

Correction to: BMC complementary and alternative medicine (2018) 18:265 DOI:

Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported that the first names and last names of all authors were reversed. The original article has been corrected.

Incorrect names in the original article:
  1. 1.

    Mabhida Sihle Ephraim

  2. 2.

    Johnson Rabia

  3. 3.

    Ndlovu Musawenkosi

  4. 4.

    Sangweni Nonhlakanipho Felicia

  5. 5.

    Louw Johan

  6. 6.

    Opoku Andrew

  7. 7.

    Mosa Rebamang Anthony

Correct names:
  1. 1.

    Sihle Ephraim Mabhida

  2. 2.

    Rabia Johnson

  3. 3.

    Musawenkosi Ndlovu

  4. 4.

    Nonhlakanipho Felicia Sangweni

  5. 5.

    Johan Louw

  6. 6.

    Andrew Opoku

  7. 7.

    Rebamang Anthony Mosa




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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Zululand, Private Bag X1001, KwaDlangezwa, 3886, South Africa
Biomedical Research and Innovation Platform (BRIP), South African Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, 7505, South Africa
Division of Medical Physiology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, 7505, South Africa


  1. Ephraim, et al. A Lanosteryl triterpene from Protorhus longifolia augments insulin signaling in type 1 diabetic rats. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2018;18(265)


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