Published in Volume
122, Issue 12
(December 3, 2012)J Clin Invest.
Copyright © 2012, American Society for Clinical
Connexin 43 acts as a cytoprotective mediator of signal transduction
by stimulating mitochondrial KATP channels in mouse cardiomyocytes
Published December 3, 2012
Original citation: J. Clin. Invest. 2010;120(5):1441–1453.
Citation for this retraction: J. Clin. Invest. 2012;122(12):4748.
All authors agree to retract the above article. After intense investigations, Dennis
Rottlaender has admitted to committing intentional and systematic manipulation of the
electrophysiological data in Figures 2, A and D, 3A, 4B, 5, A and D, and 6, A and D. Dr.
Rottlaender acted alone, and the other authors were not previously aware of these
All authors deeply regret the impact of this action.