Skip to main content

Retraction Note: Hsa_circ_0001944 promotes the growth and metastasis in bladder cancer cells by acting as a competitive endogenous RNA for miR-548

The Original Article was published on 14 September 2020

Retraction Note: J Exp Clin Cancer Res 39, 186 (2020)

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13046-020-01697-6

The Editor-in-Chief has retracted this article at the authors' request. After publication, concerns were raised regarding the published images. Specifically:

  • Fig. 4C appears to contain image overlap between different treatment groups and cell lines.

  • Fig. 4F appears to contain overlapping areas with two articles on unrelated circRNAs that were under consideration within a similar time frame [1, 2].

  • Figs. 6G and 7G appear to contain image overlap between different treatment groups and cell lines.

The authors have stated that the microscopy images in Fig. 4F were provided by a third party.

Due to the number of concerns with the images, the Editor-in-Chief and the authors no longer have confidence in the presented data.

All authors agree to this retraction.

References

  1. Xu P, Wang L, Xie X, Hu F, Yang Q, Hu R, et al. Hsa_circ_0001869 promotes NSCLC progression via sponging miR-638 and enhancing FOSL2 expression. Aging. 2020;12:23836–48. https://doi.org/10.18632/aging.104037.

    Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

  2. Bi R, Wei W, Lu Y, Hu F, Yang X, Zhong Y, et al. High hsa_circ_0020123 expression indicates poor progression to non-small cell lung cancer by regulating the miR-495/HOXC9 axis. Aging. 2020;12:17343–52. https://doi.org/10.18632/aging.103722.

    Article  CAS  Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding authors

Correspondence to Chen Yang, Chunzi Shi, Yanqiu Wang or Gang Huang.

Rights and permissions

Open Access This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article's Creative Commons licence, unless indicated otherwise in a credit line to the material. If material is not included in the article's Creative Commons licence and your intended use is not permitted by statutory regulation or exceeds the permitted use, you will need to obtain permission directly from the copyright holder. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated in a credit line to the data.

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Jin, M., Lu, S., Wu, Y. et al. Retraction Note: Hsa_circ_0001944 promotes the growth and metastasis in bladder cancer cells by acting as a competitive endogenous RNA for miR-548. J Exp Clin Cancer Res 42, 32 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13046-023-02602-7

Download citation

  • Published:

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13046-023-02602-7