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Table 3 The number of organ-specific metastasis sites in nude mice after cell plantation

From: Long non-coding RNA MALAT-1 modulates metastatic potential of tongue squamous cell carcinomas partially through the regulation of small proline rich proteins

Metastasis site CAL-27-Mock (30mice/group) CAL27-MALAT1KD (30 mice/group) SCC-25-Mock (15mice/group) SCC-25-MALAT1KD (15 mice/group)
Brain 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %)
Kidney 5 (16.7 %) 2 (6.7 %) 1 (6.7 %) 0 (0 %)
Liver 9 (30 %) 4 (13.3 %) 2 (13.3 %) 2 (13.3 %)
Mediastinum 4 (13.3 %) 1 (3.3 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %)
Bone 3 (10 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %)
Colon 14 (46.7 %) 6 (20 %)* 4 (0 %) 2 (0 %)
Local invasion 22 (73.3 %) 18 (60 %) 12 (0 %) 13 (0 %)
Mesentery 7 (23.3 %) 3 (10 %) 3 (13.3 %) 1 (6.7 %)
Mice with metastases 18 (60 %) 9 (30 %)* 5 (33.3 %) 2 (13.3)
  1. *P < 0.05 V.S. CAL27-Mock group