Corresponding Author: Zhen-Bo Su

Department of Anesthesiology, China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University No. 126 Xiantai Street, Changchun 130033, Jilin Province (China)
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Retraction Statement

The article

“MicroRNA-485 Modulates the TGF-β/Smads Signaling Pathway in Chronic Asthmatic Mice by Targeting Smurf2”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2018;51(2):692-710, DOI: 10.1159/000495327]

by Jing Wang, Hong-Yan Li, Hu-Shan Wang and Zhen-Bo Su

has been retracted by the Editor.

The retraction has been approved by the corresponding author, on behalf and with the approval of all authors, and the following explanation has been submitted:

“We studied airway epithelial cells other than studying airway smooth muscle cells, but we are sorry to say that we can not get the same trend of result as well as the smooth muscle of trachea. As the main cellular basis of asthma model is airway smooth Muscle cells and airway epithelial cells, but the two kinds of cells can not reach the same conclusion, we have no choice but to contact you to retract the published article.”