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Retraction for Singh et al., Performance evaluation of DNA Motif discovery programs

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Published November 30, 2015



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The article "Performance evaluation of DNA motif discovery programs", by Singh et al., Bioinformation 2008 3(5): 205-212 [1], has text that was taken directly from the article "Limitations and potentials of current motif discovery algorithms" by Hu et al., Nucleic Acids Res. 2005 33(15): 4899-4913. [2]


Editorial Decision:

Investigation suggests that significant portions of text are copied as stated above. This is clearly in violation of “ethics in publishing”. Therefore, it is decided to retract this article from Bioinformation as on November 30, 2015. Thus, this information is brought to the notice of the following authors:


Chandra Prakash Singh

Feroz Khan

Bhartendu Nath Mishra

Durg Singh Chauhan



[1] Singh et al., Bioinformation. 2008 3(5): 205 [PMID: 19255635] [PMCID: PMC2646190]

[2] Hu et al., Nucleic Acids Res. 2005 33(15): 4899 [PMID: 16284194] [PMCID: PMC1199555]


Edited by

P Kangueane






Biomedical Informatics



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