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lncRNA MAFG-AS1 Contributes to Esophageal Squamous-Cell Carcinoma Progression via Regulating miR143/LASP1 [Retraction]

Authors Qu Y, Liu J

Received 8 December 2020

Accepted for publication 8 December 2020

Published 11 December 2020 Volume 2020:13 Pages 12737—12738


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Qu Y, Liu J. Onco Targets Ther. 2020;13:8359–8370.

The Editor and Publisher of OncoTargets and Therapy wish to retract the published article.

The journal was notified of potential image duplication in:

● Figure 3A – panel EC109 si-MAFG-AS1#2 and Figure 3C – panel EC109 si-NC, which appear to be duplicates of each other.
● Figure 3C – panel EC1 si-MAFG-AS1#2 and Figure 3G – panel EC1 GV-NC, which appear to be duplicates of each other.

The authors did not provide the necessary raw data for their study and the editor determined the findings of the study were no longer valid and requested for the paper to be retracted.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The retracted article will remain online to maintain the scholarly record, but it will be digitally watermarked on each page as “Retracted”. 


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