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Retraction Note to: A stepwise-targeting strategy for the treatment of cerebral ischemic stroke

The Original Article was published on 17 November 2021

Retraction to: Journal of Nanobiotechnology (2021) 19:371 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12951-021-01118-6

The Editors-in-Chief have retracted this article. After publication, the following concerns were raised:

  • in Fig. 3, the Heart/Saline panel and Heart/Micelle panels partially overlap, respectively, with the Heart/HA-CUR panel and Heart/CUR panel in Fig. S2 in [1];

  • in Fig. 3, the Heart/Saline and Heart/Micelles panels partially overlap, respectively, with Heart/DEX-SS-IND and Heart/Saline panel in Fig. 7 in [2];

  • in Fig. 4a, the TGN/cy3 micelles panel in 2.0 h line overlaps with the SA-DEX-CUR panel in the e-Selectin line in Fig. 4 in [3];

  • in Fig. 5D, panels H2O2 and H2O2 + TPP-MLT overlap, respectively, with panels PTX and FA@PPMoV@PTX in Fig. 4B in [4].

Following these concerns author Jingbo Hu contacted the journal requesting a retraction. They did not respond to the editor's request to share original data. The Editors-in-Chief therefore no longer have confidence in the integrity of the data in this article.

Jingbo Hu agrees to this retraction. The other authors have not responded to any correspondence from the editor/publisher about this retraction.

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Hu, J., Tan, X., Wang, D. et al. Retraction Note to: A stepwise-targeting strategy for the treatment of cerebral ischemic stroke. J Nanobiotechnol 20, 443 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12951-022-01645-w

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