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Table 2 5-Bromo-2'-deoxyuridine (BrdU) labeling* of MCF10AT cells grown in monoculture and in co-cultures with normal breast-associated fibroblasts (NAF) and carcinoma-associated fibroblasts (CAF)

From: Breast fibroblasts modulate epithelial cell proliferation in three-dimensional in vitro co-culture

Culture BrdU-labeling indices of MCF10AT cells (mean ± standard error of the mean) BrdU-labeling indices of MCF10AT cells (group mean ± standard error of the mean) Comparison of BrdU-labeling indices of MCF10AT cells between groups (linear regression)
MCF10AT (n = 6) 27.7 ± 7.2 27.7 ± 7.2 MCF10AT vs MCF10AT + NAF (P = 0.013) MCF10AT + NAF vs MCF10AT + CAF (P < 0.001)
NAF-1+ MCF10AT (n = 7) 17.1 ± 2.8 14.1 ± 1.4 (n = 20)   
NAF-2 + MCF10AT (n = 6) 13.8 ± 1.9    
NAF-3 + MCF10AT (n = 7) 11.4 ± 1.9    
CAF-1 + MCF10AT (n = 8) 25.9 ± 4.9 25.5 ± 2.8 (n = 22) MCF10AT vs MCF10AT + CAF (P = 0.935)  
CAF-2 + MCF10AT (n = 8) 26.6 ± 3.2    
CAF-3 + MCF10AT (n = 6) 23.5 ± 7.4    
  1. *Assessed by immunocytochemistry