Corresponding Author: Zhongjun Wu

Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, Chongqing, 400016 (China)

Retraction Statement

The article

“Curcumin Inhibits Heat-Induced Apoptosis by Suppressing NADPH Oxidase 2 and Activating the Akt/mTOR Signaling Pathway in Bronchial Epithelial Cell”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2017;41:2091-2103; DOI: 10.1159/000475444]
by Yuan Peng, Junliang Pu, Chengyong Tang and Zhongjun Wu

has been retracted by the current and former Publishers and the Editor on behalf of the authors.

After the publication of this article, concerns were raised about the integrity of some of the data presented. Specifically, partial image duplication was identified between Figure 1C and Figure 2B. Partial image duplication was also identified within and between Figure 3A and Figure 3C. When asked to comment on this the corresponding author stated that the duplication was due to mismanagement of the images and that the representative images presented in the article were not used for the statistics presented in the article. The corresponding author stated that not all of the original data is available for review and requested retraction of the article. The article is being retracted at the authors' request due to the non-availability of the original data and the image duplication.