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Relationship between fibroblast invasion-promoting capacity and donor type

By Deborah L Holliday (40756), Simon Hughes (16652), Jacqueline A Shaw (40757), Rosemary A Walker (40758) and J Louise Jones (40759)

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<p><b>Copyright information:</b></p><p>Taken from "Intrinsic genetic characteristics determine tumor-modifying capacity of fibroblasts: matrix metalloproteinase-3 5A/5A genotype enhances breast cancer cell invasion"</p><p>http://breast-cancer-research.com/content/9/5/R67</p><p>Breast cancer research : BCR 2007;9(5):R67-R67.</p><p>Published online 8 Oct 2007</p><p>PMCID:PMC2242664.</p><p></p> Conditioned media (CM) (i) and fibroblast co-culture (ii) invasion assays were carried out comparing eight normal donors and eight tumor donors. Graphs and show scatterplots of individual donors, and and illustrate mean invasion generated by the two donor groups. In the CM assay, significantly higher levels of tumor invasion were generated by CM from tumor-derived fibroblasts compared with normal fibroblasts (= 0.009). Higher levels of invasion were generated in the fibroblast co-culture assays compared with the CM assay for both normal (≤ 0.001) and tumor-derived (= 0.02) fibroblasts , and a significant difference between normal and tumor-derived fibroblast invasion-promoting capacity was demonstrated in the co-culture assay (= 0.039). * p =< 0.05

Topics: Uncategorised, relationship, fibroblast, invasionpromoting, capacity, donor
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.6084/m9.figshare.72081.v1
OAI identifier: oai:figshare.com:article/72081
Provided by: FigShare
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