RETRACTION: Elsheikh E, Uzunel M, He Z, Holgersson J, Nowak G, Sumitran-Holgersson S. Only a specific subset of human peripheral-blood monocytes has endothelial-like functional capacity. Blood. 2005;106(7):2347-2355.

The Karolinska Institute, the signed authors, and the editors retract the article cited above. An investigation performed by the Swedish Research Council has concluded that the results as published cannot be considered reliable.

Elzafir Elsheikh, Mehmet Uzunel, and Grzegorz Nowak

The following authors did not agree to sign the retraction: Zhong He, Jan Holgersson, and Suchitra Sumitran-Holgersson.

  • Submitted April 29, 2011.
  • Accepted April 29, 2011.