, Volume 54, Issue 11, p 2969
Date: 23 Aug 2011

Erratum to: Sphingolipids: agents provocateurs in the pathogenesis of insulin resistance

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Erratum to: Diabetologia

DOI 10.1007/s00125-011-2127-3

At the end of the first paragraph of the section entitled ‘Influence of caveolae in mediating the effects of ceramide’, it was erroneously implied that there are four isoforms of caveolin. The last sentence of this paragraph should have read:

This particular subset of lipid rafts, termed cholesterol-enriched membrane microdomains (CEMs), are characterised by the presence of integral membrane proteins termed caveolins (namely, caveolin-1, -2 and -3) [57].

The online version of the original article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00125-011-2127-3.