According to the notice, the editors of Cytologia found evidence of “apparent figure manipulation,” and decided to retract the paper.
This marks the 10th retraction for plant biologist Dibyendu Talukdar.
Talukdar, who is first and corresponding author on the 2007 paper and listed at the University of Calcutta in West Bengal, India, received his first retraction last July, which also cited suspected figure manipulation. Earlier this year, Talukdar received eight more retractions in seven different journals, all describing concerns over potential image duplication and manipulation.
Here’s the most recent retraction notice in Cytologia: Continue reading “There is an injustice in this article”