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Retraction Note: Optimized extraction, composition, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of exo and intracellular polysaccharides from submerged culture of Cordyceps cicadae
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- Published: 16 October 2018
The original article was published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:446
The editor has retracted this article  due to overlap with a previously published article . Both articles also appear to use the same image representing different fungal mycelial growths. S.K. Sharma and N.S. Atri do not agree to this retraction. N. Gautam has not responded to correspondence from the editor about this retraction.
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- Sharma SK, Gautam N, Atri NS. Optimized extraction, composition, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of exo and intracellular polysaccharides from submerged culture of Cordyceps cicadae. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2015;15:446. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-015-0967-y.
- Sharma SK, Gautam N, Atri NS. Optimization, composition, and antioxidant activities of exo- and intracellular polysaccharides in submerged culture of Cordyceps gracilis (Grev.) Durieu & Mont. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2015;2015:8. https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/462864.