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Retraction Note to: High expression level and nuclear localization of Sam68 are associated with progression and poor prognosis in colorectal cancer
BMC Gastroenterology volume 21, Article number: 371 (2021)
Retraction note to: BMC Gastroenterol 2013, 13:126 https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-230X-13-126
The Editor has retracted this article after a number of concerns were raised, including:
Overlapping panels in Figures 2 and 3
Inaccurate description of Figure 2 parts A-C in the figure legend
Lack of discussion of the difference between the behaviour of the cell line COLO205 compared with the other cell lines used
Lack of methodological information relating to the 9 paired colorectal cancer tissue samples
No description of normal cell lines used and inconsistencies in the descriptions of colorectal cell lines
The Editor no longer has confidence in the results and conclusions presented. Yan-Mei Cu agrees with this retraction. Wen-Ting Liao and Li-Bing Song disagree with this retraction. Jun-Ling Liu, Zheng-Gen Wang, Ling Shi, Ting-Ting Li, Xiao-Hui Zhao, Xiu-Ting Chen and Yan-Qing Ding have not responded to correspondence from the Editor about this retraction.
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Liao, WT., Liu, JL., Wang, ZG. et al. Retraction Note to: High expression level and nuclear localization of Sam68 are associated with progression and poor prognosis in colorectal cancer. BMC Gastroenterol 21, 371 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12876-021-01952-w