RETRACTION: Circular RNA-ZFR Inhibited Cell Proliferation and Promoted Apoptosis in Gastric Cancer by Sponging miR-130a/miR-107 and Modulating PTEN

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Cancer Res Treat. 2024;56(2):697-697
Publication date (electronic) : 2024 February 20
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Editors of Cancer Research and Treatment

The authors have requested the retraction of the article “Circular RNA-ZFR inhibited cell proliferation and promoted apoptosis in gastric cancer by sponging miR-130a/miR-107 and modulating PTEN” (Cancer Res Treat. 2018;50:1396-1417, The corresponding author (YZ) stated, “there were concerns regarding the originality of certain images and possibility of unintentional similarities with works of others”. In addition, one co-author (SL) stated, “it is regrettable that this research was not ethically licensed for laboratory animals at that time”. All other co-authors agreed and requested the retraction of this article.

The editors and publisher agreed and decided to retract this article accordingly. We deeply apologize to the readers for any inconvenience in relation to this retraction. In addition, we sincerely would wish the all researchers to maintain the highest level of the research ethics.

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