Retraction Statement

The article

“Notoginsenoside R1 Protects HUVEC Against Oxidized Low Density Lipoprotein (Ox-LDL)- Induced Atherogenic Response via Down-Regulating miR-132”
[Cell Physiol Biochem 2018;51:1739-1750; DOI: 10.1159/000495677]
by Changgeng Fu, Dexin Yin, Haiying Nie and Dajun Sun

has been retracted by the current and former Publishers and the Editor.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 responded to our query and provided the raw data. This material was reviewed and found to reflect the data presented in the article.
Recently, the results of an investigation by the authors institution were published, details can be found here:

The result of the investigation indicates that evidence of misconduct was identified with regards to the results presented in the article. The authors' institution did not respond to our request to provide more detail about the results of the investigation and the authors did not respond to our request to comment on the results of the investigation within the specified timeframe.