Retraction: "Small Interfering RNA Effectively Inhibits Protein Expression and Negative Strand RNA Synthesis From a Full-Length Hepatitis C Virus Clone"

J Med Virol. 2024 Apr;96(4):e29574. doi: 10.1002/jmv.29574.

Abstract

Retraction: "Small Interfering RNA Effectively Inhibits Protein Expression and Negative Strand RNA Synthesis From a Full-Length Hepatitis C Virus Clone" by Prabhu, R., Vittal, P., Yin, Q., Flemington, E., Garry, R., Robichaux, W.H. and Dash, S, J. Med. Virol 2005, 76: 511-519. The above article, published online on 23 June 2005, in Wiley Online Library (https://doi.org/10.1002/jmv.20391), has been retracted by agreement between the journal Editor-in-Chief, Shou-Jiang Gao, and Wiley Periodicals, LLC. The retraction has been agreed due to following publication concerns which were raised by third parties regarding Figure 3. The authors were unable to provide a satisfactory explanation and could not provide the original data. The retraction has been agreed because of concerns that the images were manipulated, affecting the interpretation of the data and results presented.

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  • Retraction of Publication