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Diagn Pathol. 2017; 12: 67.
Published online 2017 September 7. doi:  10.1186/s13000-017-0657-9
PMCID: PMC5590152

Retraction Note: Astragalus saponins affect proliferation, invasion and apoptosis of gastric cancer BGC-823 cells

Retraction

This article has been retracted by the authors [1] because large portions of text have been duplicated from a number of previously published articles, including Tin et al., 2007 [2] and Auyeung et al., 2009 [3]. All authors agree with the retraction.

Footnotes

The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-179

Contributor Information

Wenqiao Zang, moc.anis@oaiqnewgnaz.

Guoqiang Zhao, nc.ude.uzz@qgoahz.

References

1. Wang T, Xuan X, Li M, Gao P, Zheng Y, Zang W, Zhao G. Astragalus saponins affect proliferation, invasion and apoptosis of gastric cancer BGC-823 cells. Diagn Pathol. 2013;8:179. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
2. Tin MM, Cho CH, Chan K, James AE, Ko JK. Astragalus saponins induce growth inhibition and apoptosis in human colon cancer cells and tumor xenograft. Carcinogenesis. 2007;28(6):1347–1355. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgl238. [PubMed] [Cross Ref]
3. Auyeung KK, Cho CH, Ko JK. A novel anticancer effect of Astragalus saponins: transcriptional activation of NSAID-activated gene. Int J Cancer. 2009;125(5):1082–1091. doi: 10.1002/ijc.24397. [PubMed] [Cross Ref]

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