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Tumor Biology

, Volume 37, Issue 12, pp 16397–16397 | Cite as

Retraction Note to: Evaluation of mRNA expression levels of IL-17A and IL-10 cytokines in cervical cancer

  • Setareh Akhavan
  • Aghdas Safari
  • Sima Azizmohammadi
  • Susan Azizmohammadi
  • Maysam Aslami
  • Emad Yahaghi
  • Mehri Seifoleslami
Retraction Note

Retraction Note to: Tumor Biol (2016) 37:10149–10153

DOI 10.1007/s13277-016-4882-8

This article has been retracted at the request of the Editor-in-Chief, the International Society of Oncology and BioMarkers (ISOBM) and the Publisher per the Committee on Publication Ethics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 the discussion section of the article shows similarities, which have been for a large part paraphrased, with the results section published in the following article:

Feng M, Wang Y, Chen K, Bian Z, Wu J, et al. (2014) IL-17A Promotes the Migration and Invasiveness of Cervical Cancer Cells by Coordinately Activating MMPs Expression via the p38/NF-kB Signal Pathway. PLoS ONE 9(9): e108502. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108502

As such the validity of the content of this article cannot be verified.

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© International Society of Oncology and BioMarkers (ISOBM) 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Setareh Akhavan
    • 1
  • Aghdas Safari
    • 2
  • Sima Azizmohammadi
    • 3
  • Susan Azizmohammadi
    • 3
  • Maysam Aslami
    • 4
  • Emad Yahaghi
    • 5
  • Mehri Seifoleslami
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex and Vali Asr Hospital, Oncology WardTehran University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  2. 2.Department of Gynecology, Imam Reza HospitalAJA University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  3. 3.Department of Gynecology, Hajar HospitalAJA University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  4. 4.Department of BiologyCalifornia State University StanislausTurlockUSA
  5. 5.Department of Molecular BiologyBaqiyatallah University of Medical SciencesTehranIran
  6. 6.Department of Gynecology, Khanevadeh HospitalAJA University of Medical SciencesTehranIran

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