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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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BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine201818:276

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-018-2344-0

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The original article was published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2015 15:446

Retraction Note

The editor has retracted this article [1] due to overlap with a previously published article [2]. 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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Open AccessThis article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Plant Pathology, CSK, Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University, Palampur, 176 062, India
(2)
Centre for Environment Science and Technology, School of Environmental and Earth Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, 151 001, India
(3)
Department of Botany, Punjabi University Patiala, Patiala, Punjab, 147 002, India

References

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

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