RETRACTION: Xininyu J, Xiaoiaoiaoqining C, YanYanYan W, Free radical-scavenging activity and flavonoid contents of Polygonum orientale leaf, stem, and seed extracts Arch Biol Sci, 2009;61(1):79-83. https://doi.org/10.2298/ABS0901079J
The Editor-in-Chief of the Archives of Biological Sciences has been informed of possible dual publication of the article: Xininyu J, Xiaoiaoiaoqining C, YanYanYan W, Free radical-scavenging activity and flavonoid contents of Polygonum orientale leaf, stem, and seed extracts Arch Biol Sci, 2009;61(1):79-83, with the affiliation: College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, South Central University, Changsha 410083, PR China, which is a duplicate of an earlier paper: Xinyu J, Xiaoqing C, Yan W. Free Radical Scavenging Activity and Flavonoids Contents of Polygonum orientale Leaf, Stem and Seed Extracts. Lat Am J Pharm. 2009;28(2):284-7. The abstract is available here: http://www.latamjpharm.org/resumenes/28/2/LAJOP_28_2_2_3.pdf.
Following the guide of the Committee of Publication Ethics, the Editor-in-Chief has tried to contact the authors of the article and the authors’ institution. Since one month has passed with no answer from any of the above, the Editor-in-Chief of the Archives of Biological Sciences has decided to retract the paper.
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