Table 1

Correlation among DPPIV expression, invasive ability, and morphological characteristics in various ovarian cancer cell lines

Cell lineDPPIV expression Mean fluorescence intensityaInvaded cell countsbMorphology
SKOV312125 ± 23Spindle/bipolar/scattered
HRA8152 ± 21Spindle/bipolar/scattered
NOS268411 ± 4Epithelioid/cobblestone
NOS442117 ± 6Epithelioid/cobblestone
TAOV29322 ± 8Epithelioid/cobblestone
  • a Mean fluorescence intensity by FACS analysis.

  • b By Matrigel invasion assay described in the text.