Retraction Statement

The article

“Involvement of the TLR4/NF-κB Signaling Pathway in the Repair of Esophageal Mucosa Injury in Rats with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2018;51:1645–1657; DOI: 10.1159/000495652]
by Hai-Xiang Yu, Xiao-Long Wang, Le-Ning Zhang, Ji Zhang and Wei Zhao

has been retracted by the current and former Publishers and the Editor.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