Table 3

Effects of 3-hydroxybutyrate on migratory and invasive abilities

U87MG

U251MG

LNT-229

T98G

A172


migration

94.3 ± 7.8

80.7 ± 31.2

98.4 ± 18.6

100.8 ± 5.7

95.6 ± 10.0

invasiveness

121.4 ± 17.0

104.0 ± 18.6

95.3 ± 14.3

111.4 ± 21.8

108.4 ± 9.2


U87MG, U251MG, LNT-229, T98G or A172 cells were exposed to 3-hydroxybutyrate (5 mM) and migration or invasiveness were assessed. Data are expressed as mean percentages relative to control cultures and standard error of the mean.

Maurer et al. BMC Cancer 2011 11:315   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-11-315

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