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Table 2 DNA (%) presented in “head” and “tail” pre- and post-incubation with melphalan in breast cancer cell lines

From: Use of the comet assay technique for quick and reliable prediction of in vitro response to chemotherapeutics in breast and colon cancer

  Control Melphalan (1 μM )
  % DNA % DNA % DNA % DNA
(mean ± 1.96 S.E.) (mean ± 1.96 S.E.) (mean ± 1.96 S.E.) (mean ± 1.96 S.E.)
  in Head in Tail in Head in Tail
MCF-7 66.43 ± 3.68 33.56 ± 3.68 83.96 ± 2.42 16.04 ± 2.35
MDA-MB 231 77.14 ± 2.98 22.85 ± 2.98 82.66 ± 2.33 17.34 ± 2.33
T47D 77.87 ± 2.60 22.12 ± 2.60 85.37 ± 1.93 14.62 ± 1.93