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Retraction note: Serotonin 5-HT7 receptor agonist, LP-211, exacerbates Na+, K+-ATPase/Mg2+ ATPase imbalances in spinal cord-injured male rats

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The original article was published in Diagnostic Pathology 2015 10:157


The Editor-in-Chief and Publisher have retracted this article [1] because the scientific integrity of the content cannot be guaranteed. An investigation by the Publisher found it to be one of a group of articles we have identified as showing evidence suggestive of attempts to subvert the peer review and publication system to inappropriately obtain or allocate authorship. This article showed evidence of plagiarism (most notably from the articles cited [25]) and authorship manipulation.


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    Norouzi-Javidan A, Javanbakht J, Barati F, Fakhraei N, Mohammadi F, Dehpour AR. Serotonin 5-HT7 receptor agonist, LP-211, exacerbates Na+, K+-ATPase/Mg2+-ATPase imbalances in spinal cord-injured male rats. Diagn Pathol. 2015;10:157.

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Correspondence to Ahmad Reza Dehpour.

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The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/s13000-015-0397-7.

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