Table 1

Reasons used to classify retractions: proposed definitions
Fraud Falsified data, fabricated data
Inconsistent data Confirmed doubt over data raised by others
Mistakes Mistakes concerning data found in the paper raised by the author(s)
Plagiarism Publication of data or text already published by others
Overlap Multiple publication of same data or self-plagiarism
Property or legal concerns Publication of elements without obtaining permission
Ethics Concerns on the ethical validation of the research
Authorship Disputed authorship
Editor Production or administrative error

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Decullier et al. BMC Research Notes 2013 6:238   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-6-238

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