Retraction Note: Anti-diabetic, anti-oxidant and anti-hyperlipidemic activities of Melastoma malabathricum Linn. Leaves in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats
BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies volume 23, Article number: 159 (2023)
BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies (2013) 13:222.
The Editor has retracted this article because of concerns with four of the figures, namely:
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Kumar, V., Ahmed, D., Gupta, P.S. et al. Retraction Note: Anti-diabetic, anti-oxidant and anti-hyperlipidemic activities of Melastoma malabathricum Linn. Leaves in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. BMC Complement Med Ther 23, 159 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-023-03996-9