Retraction Note: Decreased microRNA-452 expression and its prognostic significance in human osteosarcoma

  • Ren-Zeng Li
  • Li-Min WangEmail author
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Retraction note: World J Surg Oncol

The Editor-in-Chief is retracting this article [1] due to overlap with previously published articles [2, 3]. Fig. 3D “miR-452 mimics” is very similar to Fig. 3D “si-BANCR” in article [2]. Fig. 3D “miRNC” is very similar to Fig. 3E “si-NC” in article [2] and to Fig. 3E “miR-224 mimics” in article [3].

None of the authors responded to any correspondence from the Editor-in-Chief or publisher regarding this retraction.


  1. 1.
    Li R-Z, Wang L-M. Decreased microRNA-452 expression and its prognostic significance in human osteosarcoma. World J Surg Oncol. 2016;14:150. Scholar
  2. 2.
    Zhou T, Gao Y. Increased expression of LncRNA BANCR and its prognostic significance in human hepatocellular carcinoma. World J Surg Oncol. 2016;14:8. Scholar
  3. 3.
    Zhu D, Chen H, Yang X, Chen W, Wang L, Xu J, Yu L. Decreased microRNA-224 and its clinical significance in non-small cell lung cancer patients. Diagn Pathol. 2014;9:198. Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OrthopedicsThe First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou UniversityZhengzhouPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Department of OrthopedicsPeople No.3 Hospital of AnyangAnyangPeople’s Republic of China

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