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Correction to: Rat limbal niche cells can induce transdifferentiation of oral mucosal epithelial cells into corneal epithelial-like cells in vitro

Stem Cell Research & Therapy20189:270

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13287-018-1040-9

  • Received: 8 October 2018
  • Accepted: 8 October 2018
  • Published:

The original article was published in Stem Cell Research & Therapy 2018 9:256

Correction

The original article [1] contains an error in Fig. 5e whereby the immunofluorescence of ΔNp63α in the ME group is incorrectly presented; thus, the corrected figure is shown ahead.
Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Transwell coculturing of oral mucosal epithelial cells (OMECs) and limbal niche cells (LNCs) in supplemented hormonal epithelial medium (SHEM). a Morphologic characterization of OMECs and LNCs cocultured in Transwell. Scale bar = 100 μm. b The relative mRNA expression of CK12 and Pax6 in cocultured OMECs and LNCs. c The relative protein levels of cocultured OMECs and LNCs. d Western blot analysis of CK12 and Pax6 expression in cocultured OMECs and LNCs; β-actin was used as an internal control. e Cells were single-stained for CK3, CK12, Pax6, and ΔNp63α, and nuclei were stained by DAPI. Scale bar = 50 μm. **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05. DF Cocultured OMECs supported by DF-LNCs in Transwell, LEPC Limbal epithelial progenitor cell, ME Cocultured OMECs supported by ME-LNCs in Transwell

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Ophthalmology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430022, China
(2)
Department of Ophthalmology, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430022, China

Reference

  1. Zhao X-Y, et al. Rat limbal niche cells can induce transdifferentiation of oral mucosal epithelial cells into corneal epithelial-like cells in vitro. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2018;9:256 https://doi.org/10.1186/s13287-018-0996-9.View ArticleGoogle Scholar

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