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Lee, Cha, Kim, and Choe: Notice of Retraction: Therapeutic Effects of Umbilical Cord Blood Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Conditioned Medium on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Rats
J Pathol Transl Med 2015; 49(6): 472-480. http://dx.doi.org/10.4132/jptm.2015.09.11
Editors, Journal of Pathology and Translational Medicine
Several issues related to the authorship, research materials, and protocols have been raised with the above article published in the Journal of Pathology and Translational Medicine (2015; 49: 472-80) [1]. The first author of the article has duely admitted that he is mainly responsible for the misconduct. Thus, the editors and publication board of the JPTM have decided to retract the article.


1. Lee JC, Cha CI, Kim DS, Choe SY. Therapeutic effects of umbilical cord blood derived mesenchymal stem cell-conditioned medium on pulmonary arterial hypertension in rats. J Pathol Transl Med 2015; 49: 472–80.
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