Retraction Statement

The article

“Mechanism of MicroRNA-146a/Notch2 Signaling Regulating IL-6 in Graves Ophthalmopathy”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2017;41:1285–1297; DOI: 10.1159/000464430]
by Ning Wang, Feng-E Chen and Zi-Wen Long

has been retracted by the current and former Publishers and the Editor.

After the publication of this article, concerns were raised about the integrity of some of the data presented. Specifically, image duplication was observed within Figure 4.
The authors did not respond to requests to comment on the concerns and provide the raw data within the given timeframe despite multiple attempts of contact. The matter has been raised to the corresponding author's institution who did not respond to our request for an investigation. Given the severity of the concerns raised this article is being retracted.
The authors have not responded to our correspondence regarding this retraction despite multiple attempts of contact.