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Tumor Biology

, Volume 37, Issue 12, pp 16383–16383 | Cite as

RETRACTED ARTICLE: Upregulation of miR-21 and downregulation of miR-494 may serve as emerging molecular biomarkers for prediagnostic samples of subjects who developed nasopharyngeal carcinoma associates with lymph node metastasis and poor prognosis

  • Masoomeh Dadpay
  • Mojtaba Zarea
  • Rahman Ghaffarzadegan Rabati
  • Bijan Rezakhaniha
  • Babak Barari
  • Vahid Behnod
  • Katayoun Ziari
Original article

Keywords

Lymph Node Metastasis Hepatocellular Carcinoma Electronic Supplementary Material Osteosarcoma Full Text 
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RETRACTED ARTICLE: Tumor Biol.

DOI 10.1007/s13277-015-3905-1

This article has been retracted at the request of the Editor-in-Chief, the International Society of Oncology and BioMarkers (ISOBM) and the Publisher per the Committee on Publication Ethics guidelines. The article shows evidence of irregularities in authorship during the submission process, there is strong reason to believe that the peer review process was compromised and there are similarities with the following articles which were all submitted within a close timeframe: Yasan Sadeghian, Zahra Kamyabi-Moghaddam, Seyed Mohamad Hossein Tabatabaei Nodushan, Samaneh Khoshbakht, Behnam Pedram, Emad Yahaghi, Aram Mokarizadeh, Mahdi Mohebbi, Profiles of tissue microRNAs; miR-148b and miR-25 serve as potential prognostic biomarkers for hepatocellular carcinoma. Tumor Biol. First Online: 25 July 2015 DOI:  10.1007/s13277-015-3799-y Date received: 1 July 2015 Afshin Taheri Azam, Reza Bahador, Hamid Hesarikia, Mohammadreza Shakeri, Ali Yeganeh, Down-regulation of microRNA-217 and microRNA-646 acts as potential predictor biomarkers in progression, metastasis and unfavorable prognosis of human osteosarcoma. Tumor Biol. First Online: 31 July 2015  10.1007/s13277-015-3821-4 Date received: 5 July 2015 The retracted article was received: 27 June 2015 As such the validity of the content of this article cannot be verified. The online version of this article contains the full text of the retracted article as electronic supplementary material.

Supplementary material

13277_2015_3905_MOESM1_ESM.pdf (985 kb)
ESM 1 Former article version (PDF 984 kb)

Copyright information

© International Society of Oncology and BioMarkers (ISOBM) 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masoomeh Dadpay
    • 1
  • Mojtaba Zarea
    • 2
  • Rahman Ghaffarzadegan Rabati
    • 3
  • Bijan Rezakhaniha
    • 4
  • Babak Barari
    • 5
  • Vahid Behnod
    • 6
  • Katayoun Ziari
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of Pathology, Imam Reza HospitalAJA University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  2. 2.Center for Chemical BiologyIndian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT)HyderabadIndia
  3. 3.Shahid Abbas Abdollahi, Molecular Biology Research CenterShahid Mahallati HospitalTabrizIran
  4. 4.Department of Urology, Imam Reza HospitalAJA University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  5. 5.Dr Genetic MedicalTehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  6. 6.Baqiyatallah University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  7. 7.Department of Pathology, Be’sat HospitalAJA University of Medical SciencesTehranIran

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