Skip to main content

Thank you for visiting You are using a browser version with limited support for CSS. To obtain the best experience, we recommend you use a more up to date browser (or turn off compatibility mode in Internet Explorer). In the meantime, to ensure continued support, we are displaying the site without styles and JavaScript.

Erratum: Gene dosage reductions of Trf1 and/or Tin2 induce telomere DNA damage and lymphoma formation in aging mice

The Original Article was published on 02 July 2015

Correction to: Leukemia (2016) 30, 749–753; doi:10.1038/leu.2015.173; published online 31 July 2015

Following the publication of this article the authors noted that the article was lacking the information on n-numbers for some of the panels of the figures.

The description of the results section is specified for the following information on n-numbers of mice: The western blots in Figure 1D and Supplementary Figure 1F were conducted as biological replicates (testis and thymus) using pools of mice of the indicated genotypes (n=6 mice per genotype for thymus, n=4 mice per genotype for testis). The quantification of the expression of telomere binding proteins was conducted on RNA level (Figure 1a and b; Supplementary Figure 1A–D, n=3 mice per genotype) and on protein level (Figure 1c; Supplementary Figure 1E, wild type: n=6 mice, Trf1+/−Tin2+/−: n=7 mice, Trf1+/− mice: n=4 mice, Tin2+/−: n=4 mice). In the latter analysis, one of the total seven wild-type mice was excluded due to an oversaturated GAPDH signal by statistical outlayer analysis (Grubbs’ test). The quantification of the telomeric signals of telomere binding proteins (Figure 1f and g; Supplementary Figure 1H) was carried out on a total of 37–43 nuclei per genotype from three independent cultures of mouse embryonic fibroblasts. The tumor-free survival curves (Figure 1j) and the pie chart on tumor formation (Figure 1k) were calculated from the identical number of mice as shown in Supplementary Figure 1J. For Figure 1k all mice from the three different knockout cohorts were combined.

The authors wish to apologize for any inconvenience caused.


Additional information

The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1038/leu.2015.173

Rights and permissions

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. The images or other third party material in this article are included in the article’s Creative Commons license, unless indicated otherwise in the credit line; if the material is not included under the Creative Commons license, users will need to obtain permission from the license holder to reproduce the material. To view a copy of this license, visit

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Hartmann, K., Illing, A., Leithäuser, F. et al. Erratum: Gene dosage reductions of Trf1 and/or Tin2 induce telomere DNA damage and lymphoma formation in aging mice. Leukemia 31, 2853 (2017).

Download citation

  • Published:

  • Issue Date:

  • DOI:


Quick links