Corresponding Author: Dr. Shu-Bo Zhang

Dept. of Anesthesiology, North China Univ. of Science and Technology Affiliated Hospital No.73, Jianshe South Road, Lubei District, Tangshan 063000, Hebei Province (P.R. China)

Retraction Statement

The authors of the article

Zhang SB, Liu TJ, Pu GH, Li BY, Gao XZ, Han XL, entitled
“MicroRNA-374 Exerts Protective Effects by Inhibiting SP1 Through Activating the PI3K/ Akt Pathway in Rat Models of Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion After Sevoflurane Preconditioning”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2018;46(4):1455-1470, DOI: 10.1159/000489186]
have requested retraction on the following basis:

After publication, concerns have been raised against some of the data presented in this paper. The authors repeated the experiments and found that some results have not been consistent with the results published in this paper. Therefore, they have decided to retract this article.