The authors of the following article published as ATVBe First have requested that it be retracted from publication in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology:
den Adel B, Daemen MJ, Poelmann RE, van der Weerd L. Molecular magnetic resonance imaging for the detection of vulnerable plaques: is it possible? Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. February 14, 2013. DOI: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.112.300108.
The authors have reported the discovery of textual overlap of a number of sentences with Chen etal (Chen W, Cormode DP, Fayad ZA, Mulder WJ. Nanoparticles as magnetic resonance imaging contrast agents for vascular and cardiac diseases. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Nanomed Nanobiotechnol. October 21, 2010. DOI: 10.1002/wnan.114. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/wnan.114/abstract;jsessionid=53C50C07A83B03E829CCC558B49623E6.d04t02. Accessed March 28, 2013.) without correct acknowledgement of that manuscript. The authors apologize to the readers of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology for any inconveniences caused by this retraction.
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