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Table 1 Estimation of durations of cell cycle phases in murine SL2 tumours using the proposed method and the RM methods *

From: A method to estimate cell cycle time and growth fraction using bromodeoxyuridine-flow cytometry data from a single sample

Tumour "age" Method TG1 TS TG2 TC
4 days (n = 10) Proposed 5.1 ± 0.4 12.6 ± 1.0 2.6 ± 0.5 20.3 ± 1.1
  RM (linear) N.A. 14.1 ± 1.5 N.A. N.A.
  RM (cubic) N.A. 14.8 ± 1.6 0.7 ± 0.4 N.A.
10 days (n = 9) Proposed 5.4 ± 0.5 12.9 ± 0.6 3.3 ± 0.5 21.6 ± 0.9
  RM (linear) N.A. 14.4 ± 1.1 N.A. N.A.
  RM (cubic) N.A. 15.8 ± 3.3 1.4 ± 0.6 N.A.
  1. * Values are given in h (mean ± SD)
  2. N.A. = not available