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Table 1 Summary of the brain tumor cultures. See text for details.

From: CD133, CD15/SSEA-1, CD34 or side populations do not resume tumor-initiating properties of long-term cultured cancer stem cells from human malignant glio-neuronal tumors

Tumor type Number of cases Number of cultures containing floating cellular spheres Self-renewal length ≤ 6 months Self-renewal length > 6 months
MGNT 15 12 0 12
Oligodendroglioma II 9 0 - -
Oligodendroglioma III 14 0 - -
Glioblastoma 6 3 3 0
Pilocytic astrocytoma 1 0 - -
Taylor Dysplasia 1 0 - -
Ganglioglioma 1 1 1 0
Medulloblastoma 2 2 2 0
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