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Front. Immunol., 31 March 2021 |

Retraction: Akt2 Regulates the Differentiation and Function of NKT17 Cells via FoxO-1-ICOS Axis

Frontiers Editorial Office*

    A Retraction of the Original Research Article
    Akt2 Regulates the Differentiation Function of NKT17 Cells via FoxO-1-ICOS Axis

    by Niu L, Xuan X, Wang J, Li L, Yang D, Jing Y, Westerberg LS and Liu C (2018). Front. Immunol. 9:1940. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.01940

    The journal and Chief Editors retract the 12 September 2018 article cited above.

    Following the publication of the article, image duplication concerns were identified in the published article, specifically in Figure 3J. The authors were unable to provide a satisfactory explanation for this occurrence despite issuing a Correction article. As a result, the data and conclusions of the article have been deemed unreliable. The article is therefore being retracted.

    The authors concur with the retraction and sincerely regret any inconvenience this may have caused to the reviewers, editors and readers of Frontiers in Immunology.


    Citation: Frontiers Editorial Office (2021) Retraction: Akt2 Regulates the Differentiation and Function of NKT17 Cells via FoxO-1-ICOS Axis. Front. Immunol. 12:686304. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.686304

    Received: 26 March 2021; Accepted: 26 March 2021;
    Published: 31 March 2021.

    Approved by: Chen Dong, Tsinghua University, China

    Copyright © 2021 Frontiers Editorial Office. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

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