Corresponding Author: Fen Zhou and Runming Jin

Department of Pediatrics, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, No. 1277 JieFang Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430022, (P.R. China)
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Retraction Statement

The article

“Huang Qi Huai Granules Induce Apoptosis in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cells through the Akt/FoxO1 Pathway”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2016;38:1803-1814. DOI: 10.1159/000443119]
by Juan Han, Ming Lin, Dongfeng Zhou, Zhiquan Zhang Runming Jin and Fen Zhou

has been retracted by the current and former Publishers and the Editor.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 in the article. Specifically, two of the image panels in Figure 2A were found to be very similar. The corresponding author stated they believe this similarity may be due to the inadvertent use of the same tube in both experimental runs. However, the corresponding author stated that the original triplicate data for Figure 2 and Figure 3 have been lost. As the concerns raised can not be addressed or resolved, the reliability of the findings presented in the article can not be guaranteed and the article is being retracted.
The authors agree with this retraction.