Table 1.

Density of Mature Vessels in Tumors Grown in SP+/+ and SP−/− Mice


SP+/+
SP−/−
MECA
Mature
% Mature
MECA
Mature
% Mature
Mean17.213.578*20.113.265.7*
SD4.984.819.046.255.2416.1
n171717232323
Min1033011520
Max2820100372395.8
  • Note: The number of MECA32 (MECA)-positive blood vessels and the number of blood vessels that were positive for MECA and SMA (Mature) were counted in PAN02 tumors grown s.c. in SP+/+ and SP−/− mice in the number (n) of 200× fields indicated. Min, minimum; Max, maximum number counted/hpf.

  • * P < 0.04, Student's t test.