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Table 2 Expression of caspase-3 and caspase-8 activities in tumors in each group (\(\overline{x}\) ± s)%

From: 125I seeds irradiation inhibits tumor growth and induces apoptosis by Ki-67, P21, survivin, livin and caspase-9 expression in lung carcinoma xenografts

Group n Caspase-3 Caspase-8
Control group 10 0.23 ± 0.03 0.32 ± 0.03
0 mCi group 10 0.21 ± 0.23 0.34 ± 0.12
0.6 mCi group 10 0.67 ± 0.12* 0.83 ± 0.49*
0.8 mCi group 10 0.70 ± 0.12* 1.15 ± 0.17*
F value   621.383 11.57
P value   < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. Compared with the control group, *P < 0.05