For the article by Asako Katsume, Mitsuhiko Okigaki, Akihiro Matsui, Jishan Che, Yasushi Adachi, Eigo Kishita, Shinichiro Yamaguchi, Koji Ikeda, Tomomi Ueyama, Satoaki Matoba, Hiroyuki Yamada, and Hiroaki Matsubara (Early inflammatory reactions in atherosclerosis are induced by proline-rich tyrosine kinase/reactive oxygen species–mediated release of tumor necrosis factor-α and subsequent activation of the p21Cip1/Ets-1/p300 system. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2011;31:1084–1092; DOI: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.110.221804), after an investigation by the Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine Investigation Committee, the Committee found figures in the referenced article were falsified by Dr. Okigaki.
The editors, therefore, hereby retract the article.
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