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Erratum to: Different expression of β subunits of the KCa1.1 channel by invasive and non-invasive human fibroblast-like synoviocytes

  • Zoltán Pethő1, 2,
  • Mark R. Tanner1, 3,
  • Rajeev B. Tajhya1, 4,
  • Redwan Huq1, 4,
  • Teresina Laragione5,
  • Gyorgy Panyi2,
  • Pércio S. Gulko5 and
  • Christine Beeton1, 6, 7Email author
Arthritis Research & Therapy201618:122

Received: 16 May 2016

Accepted: 17 May 2016

Published: 1 June 2016

The original article was published in Arthritis Research & Therapy 2016 18:103

After publication of this article [1], it was noticed that the Ethical Considerations subsection within the Methods section was worded such that it suggested that the Feinstein Institute Tissue Donation Program collected synovial tissues and isolated FLS. For clarity, the Ethical Considerations statement should instead be read as, “De-identified synovial samples were collected for research under the approval of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. All patients provided written consent to have their tissues, RNA, DNA, and cells studied. The consent forms are held by the Feinstein Institute Tissue Donation Program; Dr. Gulko's group isolated and characterized the FLS and banked them for research. The IRB at Baylor College of Medicine has established that the work conducted there did not constitute human research since the samples were already banked for research and were de-identified; thus could not be traced back to their donor.”



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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Mail Stop BCM335, Room S409A, Baylor College of Medicine
Department of Biophysics and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen
Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
Graduate Program in Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine
Division of Rheumatology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Biology of Inflammation Center, Baylor College of Medicine
Center for Drug Discovery, Baylor College of Medicine


  1. Pethő Z, Tanner MR, Tajhya RB, Huq R, Laragione T, Panyi G, Gulko PS, Beeton C. Different expression of β subunits of the KCa1.1 channel by invasive and non-invasive human fibroblast-like synoviocytes. Arthritis Res Ther. 2016;18:103. doi:10.1186/s13075-016-1003-4.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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