Table 1

HO-1 and IL-8 mRNA levels, macrophage counts, and vascular counts in gliomas

Expression indexa
Case no.HO-1IL-8Macrophage countsbVascular countscHistology
10.7360.23120.042.3Glioblastoma
20.3960.17128.320.0Glioblastoma
30.4500.1623.723.0Glioblastoma
40.3960.3994.021.3Glioblastoma
50.1270.0729.35.3Anaplastic astrocytoma
60.4750.06113.34.3Anaplastic astrocytoma
70.5400.0123.339.0Anaplastic astrocytoma
80.9820.83229.352.7Glioblastoma
90.5100.4033.014.7Anaplastic astrocytoma
100.2550.4587.39.0Glioblastoma
110.2610.0854.328.7Anaplastic oligoastrocytoma
120.7660.13183.335.3Anaplastic astrocytoma
130.3200.0723.719.3Pilocytic astrocytoma
140.2850.0152.013.0Astrocytoma
150.3000.013.715.3Astrocytoma
160.2210.012.76.7Pilocytic astrocytoma
  • a Normalized to the GAPDH mRNA level.

  • b Macrophage counts are the numbers of macrophages (see Fig. 4A<$REFLINK> ) observed in a ×400 field using light microscopy.

  • c Vascular counts are the numbers of vessels (see Fig. 4B<$REFLINK> ) observed in a ×400 field using light microscopy.