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Environ Health Perspect. 2010 September; 118(9): A380.
PMCID: PMC2944104


Oberdörster et al. have reported errors in their article “Nanotoxicology: An Emerging Discipline Evolving from Studies of Ultrafine Particles” ( Oberdörster et al. 2005. Environ Health Perspect 113:823–839):

  • In Table 2 (p. 825), the units for particle diameter (heading of the first column) should be “nm” instead of “μm.”
  • In Figure 8 (p. 829), the labels on the y-axis of each graph should be “Regional deposition fraction” (as stated correctly in the figure legend) instead of “Regional deposition (%).”
  • In Table 4 (p. 832) under “Localization/effect,” the effect of 400 nm polystyrene (last row) should be “No thrombus” instead of “Thrombus, late”; this is described in more detail in the Supplemental Material (

The authors apologize for the errors.

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