As we previously discussed, I have contacted the author of the article in question with regard to the allegation you raised in your initial communication of [date] (please see copy attached). I have now received a response from the author.
[Describe the substance of the response or attach a copy of the response from the author.]
Before any editorial decisions are made as to the allegations and possible responses or remedies, I would be very interested in your views and reactions.
[Adapted with permission from Elsevier]