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Disruption of human papillomavirus 16 E6 gene by clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat/Cas system in human cervical cancer cells [Retraction]

Authors Yu L, Wang X, Zhu D, Ding W, Wang L, Zhang C, Jiang X, Shen H, Liao S, Ma D, Hu Z, Wang H

Received 30 May 2017

Accepted for publication 30 May 2017

Published 2 June 2017 Volume 2017:10 Pages 2835—2836

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OTT.S142877


Yu L, Wang XL, Zhu D, et al. Disruption of human papillomavirus 16 E6 gene by clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat/Cas system in human cervical cancer cells. OncoTargets and Therapy. 2015;8:37–44 was published subsequent to Hu Z, Yu L, Zhu D, et al. Disruption of HPV16-E7 by CRISPR/Cas system induces apoptosis and growth inhibition in HPV16 positive human cervical cancer cells. BioMed Research International. 2014 (2014), Article ID 612823.

When comparing the above papers it becomes apparent that they have an unacceptably high degree of similarity and re-use. Accordingly, the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher have issued this Notice of Retraction.

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