Table 2

Number of filopodia per cell in untransfected and dominant negative Rac1 expressing cells spread on fibronection.

15 minutes

30 minutes

60 minutes


Mock transfected

11.7 (± 2.5)

14.1 (± 1.3)

17.3 (± 3.1)

T17N Rac1

7.7 (± 1.0)

9.4 (± 1.0)

8.3 (± 1.7)


Counts are from 3 independent experiments and are ± standard deviation. Mock transfected, 15 minutes n = 73; 30 minutes n = 50; 60 minutes n = 30. N17 Rac1, 15 minutes n = 47; 30 minutes n = 50; 60 minutes n = 46.

Johnston et al. BMC Cell Biology 2008 9:65   doi:10.1186/1471-2121-9-65

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