Retraction Statement

The article

“Artesunate Decreases β-Catenin Expression, Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis Resistance in the MG-63 Human Osteosarcoma Cell Line”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2017;43:1939–1949; DOI: 10.1159/000484118]
by Peng Chen, Wan-Li Gu, Ming-Zhi Gong, Jun Wang and Dong-Qing Li

has been retracted by the current and former Publishers and the Editor.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, Figure 5A and 6A in this article was 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. 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.