Cell Physiol Biochem - The Possible Role of Β-Cell Senescence in the Development of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Published online 28 February 2023


The article ‘MiR-129-5p Inhibits Proliferation and Invasion of Chondrosarcoma Cells by Regulating SOX4/Wnt/β-Catenin Signaling Pathway’ [Cell Physiol Biochem 2017;42:242–253 DOI: 10.1159/000477323] by Peng Zhang, Jifeng Li, Yuze Song and Xiao Wang has been retracted by the current and former Publishers and the Editor.

Following publication, concerns were raised about image duplication within Figure 1A and Fig3E. The authors did not respond to requests to comment on the concerns and provide the raw data within the given timeframe despite multiple attempts of contact. The mat- ter has been raised to the corresponding author’s institution who did not respond to our request for an investigation. As concerns were identified in the figures that have not been addressed, the reliability of the findings presented in the article cannot be guaranteed and the article is being retracted.

The authors did not respond to our correspondence about the retraction of this article within the specified timeframe.