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Retraction Note: Indirubin exerts anticancer effects on human glioma cells by inducing apoptosis and autophagy

The Original Article was published on 25 September 2020

Retraction note to: AMB Express (2020) 10:171

The Editor-in-Chief has retracted this Article.

Following publication, concerns were raised about similarities between the published figures and those in previously published articles. Specifically:

Figure 2 A appears to overlap with Fig. 3A from [1];

Figure 2B appears to overlap with Fig. 3B from [2], Fig. 6 from [3] and Figs. 1E and 3H from [4];

Figure 4 A appears to overlap with Fig. 1G F from [5];

Figure 4B appears to overlap with Fig. 6 from [6].

The Editor-in-Chief no longer has confidence in the reliability of the data underlying the findings presented.

None of the authors have responded to any correspondence from the publisher/editor about this retraction.


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Li, Z., Wang, H., Wei, J. et al. Retraction Note: Indirubin exerts anticancer effects on human glioma cells by inducing apoptosis and autophagy. AMB Expr 14, 49 (2024).

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