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Following the publication of this article , concerns were raised regarding the results presented in Fig 1, 3, and 5. Specifically,
In Fig 1, vertical irregularities have been detected on either side of lane 5 of the SUMO-p53 panel. The authors explained that the underlying blot was spliced to present pertinent results only and provided underlying data confirming the validity of the published panel.
The [beta]-actin blots of Figs 3A and 3C appear similar. The authors explained that the Fig 3A [beta]-actin blot was inadvertently duplicated, and that as a result the wrong panel was included for the Fig...