As per Bentham Science’s policy, the following article has been retracted at the request of the Editor-in-Chief and its Authors published in ‘Protein & Peptide Letters“ due to their use of text obtained from another paper published in the Biochemical Journal:
Title: “Zebrafish Caspase-3: Molecular Cloning, Characterization, Crystallization and Phylogenetic Analysis; Protein & Peptide Letters, vol.13, no. 6; Pp.633-640”
Authors: Chiranjib Chakraborty, Shyam S. Nandi, Surajit Sinha and V. K. Gera
The above article is a plagiarized version of another article entitled “Characterization of zebrafish caspase-3 and induction of apoptosis through ceramide generation in fish fathead minnow tailbud cells and zebrafish embryo by Takeshi YABU, Shuji KISHI, Toshiro OKAZAKI and Michiaki YAMASHITA, 360, 39±47 (Printed in Great Britain)” published in the Biochemical Journal in 2001. ON behalf f all co-authors, Dr. Chakraborty seeks apology to Bentham Science as well as throughout the scientific community as a whole for breach of ethics in scientific publishing. Bentham Science apologizes to the readers of the journal for not detecting this during the publishing process. We thank the Chair of the Editorial Board of the Biochemical Journal for bringing this breach of conduct to our attention.