Table 3

Expression of angiogenic growth factors/receptorsa

Implantation sitehVEGFbVEGFR1VEGFR2Ang-1
Mammary fat pad34 ± 235.3 ± 1.50.9 ± 0.3c0.9 ± 0.3c
Cranial window22 ± 93.6 ± 1.70.3 ± 0.20.4 ± 0.1
  • a Gene expression levels relative to HPRT gene (control) expression are presented. Three tumors were evaluated for each site.

  • b Human VEGF.

  • c P < 0.05 as compared with cranial window data.