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Table 4 Cell count and viability

From: Sequential events of apoptosis involving docetaxel, a microtubule-interfering agent: A cytometric study

Untreated HT1376 cells 6 hrs 16 hrs 24 hrs 48 hrs 72 hrs 96 hrs
Total cell count (106/mL) 5.625 9.375 10.42 17.3 23.625 27.25
% Viable cells 97.0 98.1 95.5 93.0 94.5 91.3
% Dead cells 3.0 1.9 4.5 7.0 5.5 8.7
DOC – treated HT1376 cells 6 hrs 16 hrs 24 hrs 48 hrs 72 hrs 96 hrs
Total cell count (106/mL) 4.281 6.887 7.706 10.545 9.647 8.557
% Viable cells 96.5 94.8 95.0 70.3 46.7 32.6
% Dead cells 3.5 5.2 5.0 29.7 53.3 67.4
  1. HT 1376 bladder carcinoma cells were stained with Trypan Blue and evaluated with a hemocytometer, as described in Methods. Data reported in the table are from one representative experiment. Counting error was ± 0.15 × 106 cells. The count was repeated once, with virtually identical results.