Ginsenoside Rg1 protects human renal tubular epithelial cells from lipopolysaccharide-induced apoptosis and inflammation damage

Ginsenoside Rg1; LPS; Apoptosis; Inflammation; PI3K/AKT pathway; NF-κB pathway

Retraction: Braz J Med Biol Res | doi: http://10.1590/1414-431X20176611 | PMID: 29267498 | PMCID: PMC5731327

The Editors of the Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research (BJMBR) became aware of a denouncement published by independent journalists from the “For Better Science” website including this paper. This denouncement consisted of potential data falsification and/or inaccuracy of results in western blots and flow cytometry plots.

After contacting the Authors and per consensus between the Editors-in-Chief of the BJMBR and the Authors, this article has been retracted.

Publication Dates

  • Publication in this collection
    11 Dec 2017
  • Date of issue


  • Received
    23 Apr 2017
  • Accepted
    26 Sept 2017
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