2017 Volume 42 Issue 5 Pages R1-
Protective effect of SENP3-mediated SUMOylation against cadmium toxicity
(The Journal of Toxicological Sciences, 42, 233-240, 2017)
This article has been retracted due to plagiarism of the following paper recently accepted by the editorial committee:
Increased SUMO-2/3-ylation mediated by SENP3 degradation is protective against cadmium-induced caspase 3–dependentcytotoxicity by Jia Luo, Sonam Gurung, Laura Lee, Jeremy M Henley, Kevin A Wilkinson, and Chun Guo,The Journal of Toxicological Sciences, 42, 529-538, 2017.
Accordingly, it shall not be regarded as an original paper. The author has acknowledged his plagiarism, and his apologies have been accepted. The author obtained the manuscript by improper means and submitted it to the journal as his own work. Since the manuscript had not been published yet, the editorial committee was unable to detect the plagiarism.
Toshiyuki Kaji, Ph.D.
The Journal of Toxicological Sciences