Table 1

Results of IL-1α or IL-1β mRNA expression in several tumor cell lines evaluated by quantitative RT-PCR.

Human tumor cell lines

IL-1α*

IL-1β*


SMEL (melanoma)

3,267

0

WIDR (colon cancer)

1

122,932

H2030 (NSCLC)

0

29,084

PMEL (melanoma)

35

67

SL-2 (squamous cell cancer)

140

0


* Gene expression is expressed as copy number per 105 copies of β-actin; copy number > 1,000/105 copies β-actin is in boldface.

Lewis et al. Journal of Translational Medicine 2006 4:48   doi:10.1186/1479-5876-4-48

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