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Involvement of NF-κB and HSP70 signaling pathways in the apoptosis of MDA-MB-231 cells induced by a prenylated xanthone compound, α-mangostin, from Cratoxylum arborescens [Retraction]

Authors Ibrahim MY, Hashim NM, Mohan S, Abdulla MA, Abdelwahab SI, Kamalidehghan B, Ghaderian M, Dehghan F, Ali LZ, Karimian H, Yahayu M, Ee GCL, Farjam AS, Ali HM

Received 1 May 2017

Accepted for publication 1 May 2017

Published 12 May 2017 Volume 2017:11 Pages 1399—1400

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/DDDT.S140812

Ibrahim MY, Hashim NM, Mohan S, et al. Involvement of NF-κB and HSP70 signaling pathways in the apoptosis of MDA-MB-231 cells induced by a prenylated xanthone compound, α-mangostin, from Cratoxylum arborescens. Drug Design, Development and Therapy. 2014;8:2193–2211 was published subsequent to Ibrahim MY, Hashim NM, Mohan S, et al. α-Mangostin from Cratoxylum arborescens demonstrates apoptogenesis in MCF-7 with regulation of NF-κB and Hsp70 protein modulation in vitro, and tumor reduction in vivo. Drug Design, Development and Therapy. 2014;8:1629–1647.
When comparing the papers it becomes apparent that they have an unacceptably high degree of similarity and re-use. Further, there is no clear scientific distinction between the cell lines and the results in both. Accordingly, the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher have issued this Notice of Retraction.

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