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C-Terminal of E1A Binding Protein 1 Enhances the Migration of Gastric Epithelial Cells and Has a Clinicopathologic Significance in Human Gastric Carcinoma [Retraction]

Authors Wang C, Wang M, Xing B, Chi Z, Wang H, Lie C, Dong H

Received 5 March 2021

Accepted for publication 5 March 2021

Published 10 March 2021 Volume 2021:14 Pages 1857—1858

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OTT.S309723


Wang C, Wang M, Xing B, et al. Onco Targets Ther. 2019;12:5189–5200.

The Editor and Publisher of OncoTargets and Therapy wish to retract the published article. It came to our attention that images in Figure 4E had allegedly been duplicated, specifically:

● Figure 4E panel Scramble 0h appears to be duplicated with Figure 4E panels CTBP1-RNAi and JAK1-RNAi 0h, with all images showing evidence of frame shifting.
● Figure 4E panel CTBP1-RNAi 12h appears to be duplicated with Figure 4E JAK1-RNAi 24h.

The authors were unable to provide a satisfactory explanation for the alleged duplication nor were they able to provide the raw data for their study. The Editor determined the findings of the study are no longer valid and requested for the paper to be retracted.

Our decision-making was informed by our policy on publishing ethics and integrity and the COPE guidelines on retraction.

The retracted article will remain online to maintain the scholarly record, but it will be digitally watermarked on each page as “Retracted”.


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