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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2017, Article ID 7464838, 1 page
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7464838
Retraction

Retracted: Induction of Heat Shock Protein Expression in Cervical Epithelial Cells by Human Semen

Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Received 29 October 2017; Accepted 29 October 2017; Published 13 November 2017

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Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology has retracted the article titled “Induction of Heat Shock Protein Expression in Cervical Epithelial Cells by Human Semen” [1]. The article was found to report the same results, without citation, as the following published article: J. Jeremias, S. S. David, M. Toth, S. S. Witkin, “Induction of messenger RNA for the 70 kDa heat shock protein in HeLa cells and the human endocervix following exposure to semen: implications for antisperm antibody production and susceptibility to sexually transmitted infections,” Human Reproduction (1997) 12 (9): 1915–1919. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/humrep/12.9.1915 [2]. The last author does not approve of retraction and the other authors could not be contacted.

References

  1. J. C. Jeremias, A. M. Bongiovanni, and S. S. Witkin, “Induction of heat shock protein expression in cervical epithelial cells by human semen,” Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 7, no. 1-2, pp. 17–22, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. J. Jeremias, S. S. David, M. Toth, and S. S. Witkin, “Induction of messenger RNA for the 70 kDa heat shock protein in HeLa cells and the human endocervix following exposure to semen: implications for antisperm antibody production and susceptibility to sexually transmitted infections,” Human Reproduction, vol. 12, no. 9, pp. 1915–1919, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus