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Expression of concern: Synthesis of a monodisperse well-defined core–shell magnetic molecularly-imprinted polymer prior to LC-MS/MS for fast and sensitive determination of mycotoxin residues in rice

Philippa Hughes
Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WF, UK. E-mail: methods-rsc@rsc.org

Received 8th March 2018 , Accepted 8th March 2018

First published on 28th March 2018


Expression of concern for ‘Synthesis of a monodisperse well-defined core–shell magnetic molecularly-imprinted polymer prior to LC-MS/MS for fast and sensitive determination of mycotoxin residues in rice’ by Mi-Cong Jin et al., Anal. Methods, 2017, 9, 5281–5292.


Analytical Methods is publishing this expression of concern in order to alert our readers that we are presently unable to confirm the accuracy of the image presented in Fig. 3f of this Analytical Methods paper.

We have contacted the Ningbo Municipal Center for Disease Control and Prevention to request an investigation into the validity of the published figures and this notice will be updated when a conclusive outcome is reached.

Philippa Hughes

6th March 2018

Executive Editor, Analytical Methods


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