Table 2

Summary of FA characteristics in fast migrating cells and those stimulated with low and high EGF concentrations
Properties Fast Migrating Cells Low EGF High EGF
FA Number > 110 > 86 > 97
FA Size (μm2) 0.30 - 3.0 0.18 - 3.0 0.24 – 3.0
FA Sliding Speed (μm/hr) > 12 > 12 > 12
FA Lifetime (s) 0 - 440 160 - 530 160 - 620
FA Intensity (grayscale) < 22,000 <25,000 <25,000
FA Elongation N/A 1.3 – 2.1 1.3 – 2.2

The ranges indicates areas of higher probability of fast migrating cells compared to slow migrating cells, cells stimulated with low concentrations of EGF compared to those exposed to no EGF and cells stimulated with high concentrations of EGF compared to those exposed to no EGF. The ranges were determined by calculating crossover points between the fit distributions. N/A means no crossover points.

Hou et al.

Hou et al. BMC Biophysics 2012 5:8   doi:10.1186/2046-1682-5-8

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