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Retraction Note: The microRNA-1246 promotes metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer by targeting cytoplasmic polyadenylation element-binding protein
Diagnostic Pathologyvolume 12, Article number: 53 (2017)
The original article was published in Diagnostic Pathology 2015 10:127
This article  has been retracted by the Editor. Figure 1 (panels: A, C, D, E, F), 2 (panels: A, E, F, G, H) and 4, as well as parts of the text, were duplicated from Tian et al., 2012 . The findings of this study are therefore unreliable. The Editor has been unable to confirm with Southern Medical University whether an institutional investigation has taken place. We have not been able to contact the authors.
Huang W, Li H, Luo R. The microRNA-1246 promotes metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer by targeting cytoplasmic polyadenylation element-binding protein 4. Diagn Pathol. 2015 Jul 25;10:127.
Tian Q, Liang L, Ding J, Zha R, Shi H, Wang Q, et al. MicroRNA-550a acts as a pro-metastatic gene and directly targets cytoplasmic polyadenylation element-binding protein 4 in hepatocellular carcinoma. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e48958.
The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/s13000-015-0366-1