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Retraction: Synthesis of diacylglycerol analogs bearing photoaffinity tags for labelling mammalian diacylglycerol kinase

Sammy Eni Eni*, Meng Rowland and Michael D. Best
Department of Chemistry, University of Tennessee, 1420 Circle Dr., Knoxville, USA

Received 27th June 2016 , Accepted 27th June 2016

First published on 1st July 2016


Retraction of ‘Synthesis of diacylglycerol analogs bearing photoaffinity tags for labelling mammalian diacylglycerol kinase’ by Sammy Eni Eni et al., RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 25457–25461.


The Royal Society of Chemistry hereby wholly retracts this RSC Advances article with the agreement of the authors, following a misconduct investigation carried out by the University of Tennessee. The Research Integrity Officer has informed us that the University concluded (based on the findings of a full research misconduct investigation) that Sammy Eni Eni's submission of the RSC Advances manuscript was the product of intentional, knowing, or reckless falsification, fabrication, and plagiarism. Michael D. Best and Meng Rowland were unaware of the submission. The findings reported in the article are invalid and should therefore be disregarded. Signed: Sammy Eni Eni, Meng Rowland and Michael D. Best 23rd June 2016. Retraction endorsed by Andrew Shore, Executive Editor, RSC Advances.

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