Suspected Text Similarity: Two independent chinese groups published two too similar papers

Questionable Paper 1: CYP2E1 Rsa Ι/Pst Ι polymorphism and lung cancer susceptibility: a meta-analysis involving 10,947 subjects. J Cell Mol Med. 2015 Sep; 19(9): 2136–2142.

Questionable Journal 1: Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (published by Wiley)

Questionable Paper 1

Questionable Paper 1

 

Submitted: 21 AUG 2014

Submitted: 21 AUG 2014

 

Questionable Paper 2: CYP1A2 rs2069514 polymorphism and lung cancer susceptibility: a meta-analysis. Ann Transl Med. 2015 May; 3(7): 93.

Questionable Journal 2: Annals of Translational Medicine

Questionable Paper

Questionable Paper

 

Submitted: Feb 15, 2015

Submitted: Feb 15, 2015

 

Who can tell which one is the plagiarized paper and which one is the source paper, or both of them were from third party? 

 

Evidences show that those two papers share duplicate contents.

Evidences show that those two papers share duplicate contents.

 

Keywords are almost the same.

Keywords are almost the same.

 

When using someone else’s work, you must indicate you have borrowed the idea by giving a citation. Besides, if a source’s exact words have to be copied, quotation marks must be given. However, verbatim copy of large sections of text (including a few sentences, whole paragraph, and several paragraphs) is moderate to most severe type of plagiarism whether or not that work is cited or quotation marks are used, even though the original sources are from author’s own publications.

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