Image duplication in two Chinese-authored papers

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Subject: The figure of MOLECULAR MEDICINE REPORTS 11: 4142-4148, 2015 was reproduced from their own manuscript which published at 2014 on the same journal

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We found the plagiarism of the manuscript entitled “Inhibitory activity of apogossypol in human prostate cancer in vitro and in vivo” which published on MOLECULAR MEDICINE REPORTS 11: 4142-4148, 2015. For the Fig. 2A (the third one from left side which marked 15umol/l of the second line) of this manuscript was same as the following study: Apogossypolone inhibits the proliferation of LNCaP cells in vitro and in vivo. MOLECULAR MEDICINE REPORTS 10: 1184-1194, 2014 (Figure 3-B-c).

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