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Retraction Note: Mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH2) protects against streptozotocin-induced diabetic cardiomyopathy: role of GSK3β and mitochondrial function

The Original Article was published on 23 April 2012

Retraction Note: BMC Med 10, 40 (2012)

The Chief Editor has retracted this article following an institutional investigation by the University of Wyoming due to concerns regarding data irregularities inconsistent with published conclusions.

Specifically, the investigation found evidence of data irregularities and image reuse in Fig. 7K with previously published articles: Fig. 5 in [1], Fig. 9 in [2], Fig. 6 in [3] and Fig. 3 in [4].

Author Sara Babcock agrees to this retraction. Authors Jun Ren and Yingmei Zhang do not agree to this retraction. Author Haichang Wang has not responded to any correspondence from the editor or publisher about this retraction. The editor was not able to obtain a current email address for Authors Nan Hu and Jacalyn Maris.


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Zhang, Y., Babcock, S.A., Hu, N. et al. Retraction Note: Mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH2) protects against streptozotocin-induced diabetic cardiomyopathy: role of GSK3β and mitochondrial function. BMC Med 20, 248 (2022).

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