Table 1

Sensitivity of real-time quantitative RT-PCR of GD2 synthase mRNA

Ratio of tumor cells to normal marrow cellsGD2 synthase/GAPDH
10−2581.91 ± 62.41a
10−393.24 ± 4.75
10−424.18 ± 2.06
10−512.18 ± 1.51
10−69.54 ± 1.74
  • a Mean ± SE of two experiments.