Gene expression of TIMP-1 in 4 different compartments of mouse livers harboring colorectal liver metastases. Bars represent fold changes of TIMP-1 mRNA with the values obtained in pure liver tissue set as baseline. L, liver tissue; LI, liver part of the invasion front; TI, tumor part of the invasion front; T, tumor tissue.
Bandapalli et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:14 doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-14