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Table 3 DNA (%) presented in “head” and “tail” pre- and post-incubation with mechlorethamine 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 Mechlorethamine ( 0.1 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 71.03 ± 4.16 28.96 ± 4.16 83.71 ± 2.31 16.64 ± 2.26
MDA-MB 231 71.83 ± 2.49 28.16 ± 2.49 86.72 ± 1.52 13.43 ± 1.49
T47D 84.64 ± 2.77 84.64 ± 2.77 85.75 ± 2.11 14.24 ± 2.11