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Table 1 Parameters of microtubule dynamics in MC+1 and MP6.1 cells

From: Tubulin binding cofactor C (TBCC) suppresses tumor growth and enhances chemosensitivity in human breast cancer cells

Parameters   MP6.1 MC+1 Change
Mean rate (μm/min ± SE) Growth 16.41 ± 1.99 10.54 ± 0.37 * -36%
  Shortening 15.25 ± 2.14 14.35 ± 1.53  
Mean length (μm ± SE) Growth 2.38 ± 0.49 2.14 ± 0.51  
  Shortening 2.40 ± 0.39 2.29 ± 0.10  
Mean duration (min ± SE) Growth 0.15 ± 0.02 0.22 ± 0.01 * 47%
  Shortening 0.16 ± 0.01 0.17 ± 0.01  
  Pause 0.25 ± 0.01 0.37 ± 0.02 * 48%
Mean frequency (min-1± SE) Rescue 9.20 ± 0.53 14.20 ± 0.24 * 54%
  Catastrophe 4.64 ± 0.70 5.38 ± 0.56  
Dynamicity (μm/min ± SE)   8.80 ± 1.02 6.09 ± 1.06 * -31%
  1. *: Values differ significantly from MP6.1 at ≥ 95% confidence level by Student's t-test. Values are represented as mean ± SD