Expression of Concern
The Editors wish to note that a reader has raised questions about the integrity of certain figures in the foregoing articles listed below. We have been informed by Emory University of an ongoing review conducted by an inquiry committee at the University. We are awaiting the findings of the committee to determine the appropriate next steps.
1) Zuo L, Ushio-Fukai M, Ikeda S, Hilenski L, and Alexander RW. Microtubules regulate angiotensin II type receptor and rac 1 localization in caveolae/lipid rafts: role in redox signaling. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2004;24:1223–1228.
2) Zuo L, Ushio-Fukai M, Ikeda S, Hilenski L, Patrushev N, Alexander RW. Caveolin-1 is essential for activation of rac 1 and NAD(P)H oxidase after angiotensin II type 1 receptor stimulation in vascular smooth muscle cells: role in redox signaling and vascular hypertrophy. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005;25;1824–1830.
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