Retraction Statement

The article

“LncRNA GAS5 Represses Osteosarcoma Cells Growth and Metastasis via Sponging MiR-203a”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2018;45:844-855. DOI: 10.1159/000487178]
by Yang Wang and Daliang Kong

has been retracted by the current and former Publisher and the Editor.

After the publication of this article, concerns were raised about the integrity of some of the data presented in Figure 2. The authors were initially responsive to our request for the raw data however the authors were unresponsive to follow-up correspondence about Figure 2 within the given timeframe. The matter was raised to the corresponding author's institution who did not respond to our request for an investigation. Given the serious nature of the concerns raised, the article has been retracted by the current and former publishers. The authors have not responded to our correspondence regarding this retraction despite multiple attempts of contact.