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Retraction Note to: Slug down-regulation by RNA interference inhibits invasion growth in human esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

The Original Article was published on 20 May 2011

Retraction Note: BMC Gastroenterol (2011) 11:60 https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-230X-11-60

The Editor has retracted this article after concerns were raised regarding the figures and the contents of the article, including:

  • Inaccurate description of results in the main text and figure legends;

  • Inconsistencies between the descriptions of results and figures;

  • Overlap between images in Figs. 4a, b (western blot) and 6a, b (cell images);

  • Issues with western blot images presented in Figs. 3 and 4.

The Editor no longer has confidence in the results and conclusions presented.

None of the authors have responded to correspondence from the editor or publisher about this retraction.

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Tang, P., Yu, Z., Zhang, K. et al. Retraction Note to: Slug down-regulation by RNA interference inhibits invasion growth in human esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. BMC Gastroenterol 21, 397 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12876-021-01971-7

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