Table 4

mRNA expression of Angs and Tie-2 in gastric cancer cell lines and HUVECs

The levels of mRNA were examined by Northern blot analysis and standardized by GAPDH mRNA.
Cell lineAverage mRNA expressiona
Ang-1Ang-2Tie-2
MKN-1NDbNDND
MKN-7NDNDND
AZ5210.8 ± 0.4NDND
NUGC3ND1.3 ± 0.8ND
SOH1.5 ± 1.1NDND
NSND0.9 ± 0.5ND
HUVECs1.2 ± 0.52.1 ± 1.22.8 ± 1.1
  • a Mean ± SD.

  • b ND, not detected.