Lung CancerCell MorphologyCytokine ReleaseAlveolar Epithelial CellHuman Lung Cancer
Since publication of our article , we have been made aware of several errors in our article.
In Figure 2 (Figure 1 in this paper) 'Cigarette smoke extract caused necrosis with no or little evidence of apoptosis in human lung cancer cells (H1299)' of our published article , panels d, e, and f show an identical red-staining pattern. The corrected figure, with the red staining pattern overlaying the green fluorescent staining of each group is given here as Figure 1.
In addition in Figure 7 (Figure 2 in this paper) 'Cigarette smoke extract caused necrosis with no or little evidence of apoptosis in primary human small airway epithelial cells (SAEC)' of our published article , the cell morphology and histogram shown is identical to the cell morphology histogram given in Figure 3. The histogram for Figure 3  is correct (and a corrected version of Figure 7 is given here as Figure 2) .
These errors inadvertently occurred during the preparation of these figures from the images of the fluorescent microscope. We sincerely apologize for the error and any inconvenience or confusion it may have caused.
Department of Environmental Medicine, Lung Biology and Disease Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, USA
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