Retraction

RETRACTION of "Effects of destrin pathway mutations on the gene expression profile" by J.N. Xiu, X. Liu, H. Wang, C.M. Hu, Q.H. Luo and Q.Q. Zhou. Genet. Mol. Res. 13 (2): 2628-2637 (2014)

Published: December 15, 2014
Genet. Mol. Res. 13 (4) : 10599-10599 DOI: 10.4238/2014.April.8.5retraction

Abstract

This paper has been retracted with the consent of the submitting author, Hui Wang because of serious plagiary issues. The same article was previously published in the African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology vol. 6 (24), pp. 1746-1752 in 2012, DOI: 10.5897/AJPP12.067; the authors were Qinghua Zhou, Yun Li and Baihua Chen. The republication of this article is a serious breach of scientific ethics. After Dr. Wang was informed of this situation; he agreed that the paper should be retracted. We also contacted Dr. Wang’s institution, a University Hospital in China. After we made contact, the vice director of that institution indicated that he was sorry “for the academic misconduct of our employee” and requested retraction of the article and promised that “similar things will not happen in the future”.

This paper has been retracted with the consent of the submitting author, Hui Wang because of serious plagiary issues. The same article was previously published in the African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology vol. 6 (24), pp. 1746-1752 in 2012, DOI: 10.5897/AJPP12.067; the authors were Qinghua Zhou, Yun Li and Baihua Chen. The republication of this article is a serious breach of scientific ethics. After Dr. Wang was informed of this situation; he agreed that the paper should be retracted. We also contacted Dr. Wang’s institution, a University Hospital in China. After we made contact, the vice director of that institution indicated that he was sorry “for the academic misconduct of our employee” and requested retraction of the article and promised that “similar things will not happen in the future”.

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