Correction: Neferine inhibits proliferation and collagen synthesis induced by high glucose in cardiac fibroblasts and reduces cardiac fibrosis in diabetic mice

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Oncotarget. 2022; 13:810-811. https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.28214

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Xue Liu1,2, Xiuhui Song3, Jianjun Lu4, Xueying Chen1, Ershun Liang1, Xiaoqiong Liu5, Mingxiang Zhang1, Yun Zhang1, Zhanhui Du1 and Yuxia Zhao2

1The Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Remodeling and Function Research, Chinese Ministry of Education and Chinese Ministry of Public Health, Qilu Hospital , Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong 250012, China
2Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong 250012, China
3The People’s Hospital of Jimo City, Qingdao, Shandong 266200, China
4The People’s Hospital of Qihe City, Dezhou, Shandong 251100, China
5Department of Cardiology, Qilu Hospital, Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong 250012, China

Published: June 15, 2022

Copyright: © 2022 Liu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

This article has been corrected: In Figure 3C, cell migration images in the NG and OC groups were accidentally overlapped. The corrected Figure 3, produced using the original data, is shown below. The authors declare that these corrections do not change the results or conclusions of this paper.

Original article: Oncotarget. 2016; 7:61703–61715. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.11225

Figure 3

Figure 3: Neferine reduced the collagen deposition, down-regulated the protein expression of transforming growth factor β1 (TGF-β1), and inhibited the migration of CFs. (A) Western blot analysis of collagen I and III and TGF-β1 protein levels. (B) Quantitative analysis of the protein expression of collagen I and III and TGF-β1. (C) Transwell migration assay showed that neferine attenuated HG induced CFs migration. CFs were cultured in HG medium with neferine in 8-μm-pore-sized Transwell chamber for 10 h. CFs on the external surface of Transwell chamber were dyed with crystal violet and photographed under a microscope. (D) Quantification analysis of migration CF numbers in per filed of Transwell. NG: 5.6 mM glucose, HG: 30 mM glucose, HG+Nef (2 μM): 30 mM glucose + 2 μM neferine, HG+Nef (5 μM): 30 mM glucose + 5 μM neferine, OC: 5.6 mM glucose + 27.5 mM mannose. Data were means ± SD of three independent experiments. *P < 0.05 compared with the NG group; #P < 0.05 compared with the HG group.

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