Retraction Statement

The article

“Inhibition of MicroRNA-21-5p Promotes the Radiation Sensitivity of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Through HMSH2”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2017;43:1258–1272; DOI: 10.1159/000481839]
by Yu Song, Yun Zuo, Xiao-Lan Qian, Zhi-Peng Chen, Shao-Kai Wang, Lei Song and Li-Ping Peng
has been retracted by the current and former Publishers and the Editor.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 8 and elements of Figure 8 in this article were presented in other articles without justification.
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. Lei Song responded to our correspondence to state that they had been added to the article without their knowledge or agreement. 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.
Yu Song does not agree with the retraction. The authors have not responded to our correspondence regarding this retraction despite multiple attempts of contact.