[Retracted] Oncogenic role of p53 is suppressed by si‑RNA bicistronic construct of uPA, uPAR and cathepsin‑B in meningiomas both in vitro and in vivo

Reshu Gupta, Venkateswara Gogineni, Arun Nalla, Chandramu Chetty, Jeffrey Klopfenstein, Andrew Tsung, Sanjeeva Mohanam, Jasti Rao
2021 International Journal of Oncology  
Following the publication of the above paper, we were contacted by the University of Illinois at Chicago, to request the retraction of the above article. Following a formal institutional investigation, the investigation panel concluded that the images in question had falsifying elements. Regarding the above study, the specific allegations that were investigated were that of falsifying elements of Fig. 1B, bottom panel, columns 2 and 3; Fig. 4A, top panel, columns 4, 5 and 6, and middle panel,
more » ... lumns 1, 2 and 3; and Fig. 7D, row 1, column 1 and row 2, column 1.Following a review of this paper conducted independently by the Editor of International Journal of Oncology, the Editor concurred with the conclusions of the investigation panel, and therefore the above paper has been retracted from the publication. We also tried to contact the authors, but did not receive a reply. The Editor apologizes to the readership for the inconvenience caused. [the original article was published in International Journal of Oncology 38: 973‑983, 2011; DOI: 10.3892/ijo.2011.934].
doi:10.3892/ijo.2021.5186 pmid:33655319 fatcat:dfmanhq2ibggzajmgzzhmklqam