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Retraction Note: Predicting new molecular targets for rhein using network pharmacology

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The original article was published in BMC Systems Biology 2012 6:20


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The Editors regretfully retract the article [1] as we believe the peer-review process was compromised and inappropriately influenced by the authors. Following further post-publication peer review the Editors no longer have confidence in the soundness of the findings. We apologise to all affected parties for the inconvenience caused.


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    Zhang A, Sun H, Yang B, Wang X: Predicting new molecular targets for rhein using network pharmacology. BMC Syst Biol. 2012, 6: 20-10.1186/1752-0509-6-20.

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Correspondence to Xijun Wang.

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The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1186/1752-0509-6-20

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