In the section of “Tether Formation from Neutrophils Treated with Cytochalasin D,” the conclusions drawn from comparing cytochalasin-treated neutrophils with passive ones are partly incorrect due to an error in statistical analysis. The correct conclusions should be: for neutrophils treated with 1 μM cytochalasin D, the threshold force is not statistically different from the value for passive neutrophils but the effective viscosity is for neutrophils treated with 100 μM cytochalasin D, both the threshold force and effective viscosity are statistically different from the values for passive neutrophils in both cases). Other conclusions in this section remain the same. Consequently, in the Discussion section, the fourth paragraph should read “Cytochalasin D decreased the effective viscosity to the same level as IL-8 and PMA did. It also decreased the threshold force significantly… . The nonzero threshold force suggests that the neutrophil membrane itself does have a significant contribution to the cortical tension, which is about 24–35 pN/μm for passive neutrophils [11,14].” We regret any inconvenience this may have caused.
Erratum: “A Modified Micropipette Aspiration Technique and Its Application to Tether Formation from Human Neutrophils” [ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 124, No. 4, pp. 388–396]
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Shao and , J., and Xu , J. (November 23, 2004). "Erratum: “A Modified Micropipette Aspiration Technique and Its Application to Tether Formation from Human Neutrophils” [ASME J. Biomech. Eng., 124, No. 4, pp. 388–396] ." ASME. J Biomech Eng. October 2004; 126(5): 672. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.1800631
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