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Table 1 In vivo tumor formation rate and median survival length of orthotopic GBM xenograft animal models

From: Natural killer (NK) cells inhibit systemic metastasis of glioblastoma cells and have therapeutic effects against glioblastomas in the brain

Patient.no. Mouse Mouse number (Tumor formation/Total) Median survival day
Brain Lung
GBM-1 BALB/c-nude 4/5 (80 %) 0/5 (0 %) 206
NSG 4/5 (80 %) 2/5 (40 %) 176***
GBM-2 BALB/c-nude 4/5 (80 %) 0/5 (0 %) 130
NSG 3/5 (60 %) 4/5 (80 %) 91***
GBM-3 BALB/c-nude 3/5 (60 %) 0/5 (0 %) 145
NSG 3/5 (60 %) 2/5 (40 %) 121***
GBM-4 BALB/c-nude 4/5 (80 %) 0/5 (0 %) 140
NSG 4/5 (80 %) 3/5 (60 %) 120**
  1. **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001