The current and former Publishers and Editor are issuing an Expression of Concern on the article titled
‘MiR-27b Impairs Adipocyte Differentiation of Human Adipose Tissue-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Targeting LPL’ [Cell Physiol Biochem 2018;47:545–555;DOI: 10.1159/000489988] by Xumin Hu, Jianhua Tang, Xuyun Hu, Peng Bao, Jinxin Pan, Zhipeng Chen and Jiaqi Xian.
After publication of this article, concerns were raised about the integrity of some of the data presented. The authors did not respond to our correspondence within the given timeframe and the matter has been raised to the corresponding author’s institution. An institutional investigation is ongoing and readers should thus interpret the data presented in the article with caution. Appropriate editorial action will be taken once the investigation is concluded.