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Table 1 The quantitative evaluation of the pulmonary melanoma nodules on the lung surface.

From: In vivo UVA irradiation of mouse is more efficient in promoting pulmonary melanoma metastasis than in vitro

Treatment 1 Tumors Treatment 2 Tumors
In vivo Number per ten mice Median In vitro Number per ten mice Median
1a: B16-F1 27 2 2a: B16-F1 22 2
1b: B16-F10 70 4.5 2b: B16-F10 82 5
1c: B16-F1 + UVA 117* 7.5 2c: B16-F1 + UVA 34 2
1d: B16-F1 +
3 × UVA
72 4 - - -
  1. 1 C57BL/6 mice (n = 10) were in vivo irradiated after i.v. melanoma cell injection into the tail vein. *p < 0.01
  2. 2 B16-F1 melanoma cells were in vitro irradiated before their i.v. injection into the tail vein of C57BL/6 mice (n = 10).