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Retraction Note: Contribution of anthocyanin pathways to fruit flesh coloration in pitayas

The Original Article was published on 31 July 2020

Retraction Note: BMC Plant Biol 20, 361 (2020)

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-020-02566-2

The authors have retracted this article. Following publication concerns were raised with the reproducibility of the results. The authors have stated that the RNA-Seq company made a mistake when performing the transcriptome assembly using the mixed samples. In this article the pitaya with red flesh or white flesh belongs to the same genus but different species, and the transcriptome analysis should be separately analyzed. That means that the data on the transcriptome analysis and gene expression in this article are not correct. The authors intend to resubmit a revised manuscript which will undergo peer review.

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Fan, R., Sun, Q., Zeng, J. et al. Retraction Note: Contribution of anthocyanin pathways to fruit flesh coloration in pitayas. BMC Plant Biol 21, 225 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-021-03005-6

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