Retraction Statement

The article

“Inhibition of the SOCS1-JAK2-STAT3 Signaling Pathway Confers Neuroprotection in Rats with Ischemic Stroke”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2017;44:85–98; DOI: 10.1159/000484585]
by Xiao-Lei Wang, Chun-Mei Qiao, Jiong-Ou Liu and Chun-Yang 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has been retracted by the current and former Publishers and the Editor.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 7B in this article was presented in another article 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.