Table 2

Plasma treatment induced apoptosis in pancreatic cancer cells in vitro (propidium iodide cell cycle analyses)
treatment 1h 24h 48h 72h
control 1,8% (+/−0.4%) 1,2% (+/−0.2%) 2,5% (+/−0.7%) 2,9% (+/−1.3%)
argon gas 0,7% (+/−0.3%) 2,1% (+/−0.5%) 6,9% (+/−1.9%) 7,9%* (+/−1.9%)
5s plasma 0,4% (+/−0.1%) 13,3%* (+/−6.2%) 31,1%* (+/−2.9%) 26,0%* (+/−6.0%)
10s plasma 1,8% (+/−3.0%) 17,9%* (+/−2.6%) 31,2%* (+/−9.7%) 34,8%* (+/−7.2%)
20s plasma 0,9% (+/−0.2%) 2,8% (+/−1.4%) 6,2% (+/−4.2%) 12,3%* (+/−6.6%)

* Indicates significant difference compared to controls (P< 0.05).

** Indicates significant difference compared to controls (P< 0.01).

Partecke et al.

Partecke et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:473   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-473

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