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Open Access Retraction

Retraction: In Vitro antioxidant and anticancer activity of young Zingiber officinale against human breast carcinoma cell lines

Shahedur Rahman1*, Faizus Salehin2 and Asif Iqbal1

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1 Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Islamic University, Kushtia, 7003, Bangladesh

2 Department of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, University of Development Alternative, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012, 12:206  doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-206


The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6882/12/206


Received:1 November 2012
Accepted:1 November 2012
Published:2 November 2012

© 2012 Rahman et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Retraction

The journal has retracted this article [1] because it contains large portions of text that were duplicated from articles previously published in The Journal of Medicinal Plants Research [2] and Molecules [3].

References

  1. Rahman S, Salehin F, Iqbal A: In vitro antioxidant and anticancer activity of young Zingiber offincinale against human breast carcinoma cell lines.

    BMC Complement Altern Med 2011, 11:76. PubMed Abstract | BioMed Central Full Text | PubMed Central Full Text OpenURL

  2. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar HZE: Antioxidant potential and anticancer activity of young ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) grown under different CO2 concentration.

    J Medicinal Plants Research 2011, 5(14):3247-3255. OpenURL

  3. Ghasemzadeh A, Jaafar HZE, Rahmat A: Elevated carbon dioxide increases contents of flavonoids and phenolic compounds, and antioxidant activities in Malaysian Young Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe.) Varieties.

    Molecules 2010, 15:7907-7922. PubMed Abstract | Publisher Full Text OpenURL

Pre-publication history

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