Retraction Statement

The article

“Lnc-SNHG1 Activates the TGFBR2/SMAD3 and RAB11A/Wnt/β-Catenin Pathway by Sponging MiR-302/372/373/520 in Invasive Pituitary Tumors”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2018;48:1291-1303. DOI: 10.1159/000492089]
by Heyuan Wang, Guixia Wang, Yufei Gao, Conghai Zhao, Xiaoping Li, Fuqiang Zhang, Chunyan Jiang and Bing Wu

has been retracted by the current and former Publisher and the Editor.

Following publication, concerns were raised about image duplication within, and between, Figure 2 and Figure 5. When asked to comment, the authors requested an extended period of time to search for the original data and an Expression of Concern was published in the interim:

The authors then stated that the data underlying this and all figures has been lost. As the concerns raised can not be addressed, the reliability of the findings presented in the article can ot be guaranteed and the article is being retracted.

The authors did not respond to our correspondence about the retraction of this article.