Retraction Statement

The article

“Erinacine Facilitates the Opening of the Mitochondrial Permeability Transition Pore Through the Inhibition of the PI3K/Akt/GSK-3β Signaling Pathway in Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2018;50:851–867; DOI: 10.1159/000494472]
by Li-Jie Zhou, Yan-Bo Mo, Xuan Bu, Jian-Jun Wang, Jing Bai, Jun-Wei Zhang, Ai-Bin Cheng, Ji-Hong Ma, Yi-Wei Wang and Yu-Xi Xie

has been retracted by the current and former Publishers and the Editor.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, elements of Figure 5A in this article were 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.