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Retraction Note: TMED3 promotes cell proliferation and motility in breast cancer and is negatively modulated by miR-188-3p

The Original Article was published on 29 March 2019

Retraction Note to: Cancer Cell Int (2019) 19:75

The Editors-in-Chief retracted this article because of concerns regarding a number of figures presented in this work. These concerns call into question the article’s overall scientific soundness. An investigation conducted after its publication discovered similarities between images in this work:

  • The panel labelled sh-control in Fig. 3C overlaps with the panel labelled sh-control in Fig. 3D, after a 90º rotation.

  • The Beta-actin band in Fig. 4G overlaps with a portion of the Beta-actin band in Fig. 2G, after a horizontal flip and a change in scale.

The Editors-in-Chief therefore no longer have confidence in the integrity of the research presented in this article. The authors have not replied to correspondence from the Publisher.

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Pei, J., Zhang, J., Yang, X. et al. Retraction Note: TMED3 promotes cell proliferation and motility in breast cancer and is negatively modulated by miR-188-3p. Cancer Cell Int 24, 128 (2024).

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