Retraction Note: Butein inhibits metastatic behavior in mouse melanoma cells through VEGF expression and translation-dependent signaling pathway regulation
BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies volume 23, Article number: 172 (2023)
Retraction Note: BMC Complement Med Ther 15, 445 (2015)
The Editor has retracted this article because the authors have not been able to provide evidence that they obtained appropriate approval by an animal ethics committee for this study. In addition, Fig. 4A (panel Total-ERK) appears to overlap with Fig. 4A (panel ERK 1/2) of . Ching-Hu Chung disagrees with this retraction. None of the other authors has responded to correspondence from the Editor about this retraction.
Chien-Hsin Chang T-F, Huang K-T, Lin C-C, Hsu W-L, Chang S-W, Wang F-N, Ko. Hui-Chin Peng, and Ching-Hu Chung 4-Acetylantroquinonol B suppresses Tumor Growth and Metastasis of Hepatoma cells via blockade of translation-dependent signaling pathway and VEGF production. J Agric Food Chem. 2015;63(1):208–15.
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Lai, YW., Wang, SW., Chang, CH. et al. Retraction Note: Butein inhibits metastatic behavior in mouse melanoma cells through VEGF expression and translation-dependent signaling pathway regulation. BMC Complement Med Ther 23, 172 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-023-04010-y