After publication of our article , errors were noticed in the composition of data in Figures threeC, fiveD and sixA (Figs. 1c, 2d and 3a here respectively). The data from original gels were incorrectly compiled or modified by the first author, Dr. K. Cheng, which was not noticed by the other authors.
In figure threeC (Fig. 1c here) the original gels for the following genes were incorrectly represented – GATA-2, GATA-6, ISL-1, Pdx1, CGA, GK, TGF-α, TGF-β1, TGF-β2, TGF-β2R, and GAPDH. Expression of these genes in mature islets was verified by additional studies.
In figure fiveD (Fig. 2d here) some of the lanes were cut out of the composition, and others were mislabeled.
In figure sixA (Fig. 3a here) the published figure was erroneously composed with incorrect or distorted images.
The correct figures are provided here. These errors do not affect the results or conclusions of our study.
Please note the change in corresponding author email address since the publication of our original article.
Cheng K, Follenzi A, Surana M, Fleischer N, Gupta S. Switching of mesodermal and endodermal properties in hTERT-modified and expanded fetal human pancreatic progenitor cells. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2010;1:6.
Hepatology Division, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Ullmann Bldg., Rm 625, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10461, USA
Department of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Ullmann Bldg., Rm 625, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10461, USA
Endocrinology Division, Department of Medicine, Diabetes Research Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Forchheimer Bldg., Rm 505, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10461, USA
& Norman Fleischer
Hepatology Division, Department of Medicine, Cancer Research Center, Diabetes Research Center, Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Marion Bessin Liver Research Center, Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research, and Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Ullmann Bldg., Rm 625, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10461, USA
The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/scrt6.
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