Expression of Concern

The current and former Publishers and Editor are issuing an Expression of Concern on the article entitled

“MicroRNA-449a Inhibition Protects H9C2 Cells Against Hypoxia/Reoxygenation-Induced Injury by Targeting the Notch-1 Signaling Pathway”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2018;46:2587-2600. DOI: 10.1159/000489686]
by Jing Cheng, Qianfu Wu, Rong Lv, Li Huang, Banglong Xu, Xianbao Wang, Aihua Chen and Fei He.

After publication, concerns were raised about the integrity of some of the data presented in the article and an investigation is ongoing. Readers should thus interpret the data presented in the article with caution. Appropriate editorial action will be taken once the investigation is concluded.