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Genetic variants linked to T2DM risk in Kurdish populations [Retraction]

Authors Golsheh S, Keshavarzi F

Received 28 June 2019

Accepted for publication 28 June 2019

Published 8 July 2019 Volume 2019:12 Pages 1073—1074

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/DMSO.S221195


Golsheh S, Keshavarzi F. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2019;12:431–437.

The Editor in Chief and Publisher of Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy wish to retract the published article.

Concerns were raised to the Editor in Chief of the level of similarity between the published article and another article titled IRS1- rs10498210 G/A and CCR5-59029 A/G polymorphisms in patients with type 2 diabetes in Kurdistan by the same authors in Molecular Genetics & Genomic
Medicine
; https://doi.org/10.1002/mgg3.631.

Following an investigation, it was found the level of similarity between the two articles was unacceptable. It was also found there was an unacceptable level of image manipulation in Figures 1 and 2 of the Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy article and
the Editor in Chief determined the conclusions in the study were no longer supported. The corresponding author was unable to provide a satisfactory response regarding the similarity between the two articles or the issues relating to the image manipulation.

This retraction relates to this paper 
 

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