Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Authors retract plant biology paper after they realized sample was contaminated

Plant biologists from China have retracted a 2013 paper in The Plant Cell after discovering that some of the plant material used was “inadvertently contaminated.” According to the retraction notice, the authors believe the contamination affects the main conclusion of their paper. In the paper, the corresponding author, Ying Fu, a professor at China Agricultural University […]

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