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Table 2 \(\alpha /\beta\) ratios and SERs taken from the corresponding linear quadratic curves in Fig. 7, for a 24 h exposure time

From: Impact of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles on in vitro and in vivo radiosensitisation of cancer cells

Cell line SPION concentration
Control 23.5 μg/ml
  \(\alpha\)(Gy−1) \(\beta\)(Gy−2) \(\alpha /\beta\)(Gy) \(\alpha\)(Gy−1) \(\beta\)(Gy−2) \(\alpha /\beta\)(Gy) SER for 8 Gy SER for 10% SF
H460 0.117 ± 0.057 0.032 ± 0.008 3.68 ± 1.16 0.125 ± 0.084 0.055 ± 0.012 2.26 ± 0.92 1.27 ± 0.03 1.25 ± 0.30
MiaPaCa2 0.174 ± 0.059 0.024 ± 0.008 7.11 ± 1.96 0.133 ± 0.062 0.038 ± 0.009 3.47 ± 1.04 1.11 ± 0.10 1.09 ± 0.26
DU145 0.136 ± 0.009 0.036 ± 0.001 3.75 ± 0.15 0.196 ± 0.009 0.039 ± 0.001 4.98 ± 0.17 1.12 ± 0.01 1.14 ± 0.04
MCF7 0.165 ± 0.057 0.060 ± 0.008 2.77 ± 0.82 0.251 ± 0.065 0.045 ± 0.009 5.52 ± 1.12 0.97 ± 0.20 1.02 ± 0.18
U87 0.095 ± 0.047 0.025 ± 0.007 3.84 ± 1.25 0.061 ± 0.064 0.028 ± 0.009 2.16 ± 1.37 0.99 ± 0.35 0.98 ± 0.26
HEPG2 0.108 ± 0.041 0.027 ± 0.006 4.06 ± 1.02 0.206 ± 0.085 0.019 ± 0.012 10.70 ± 4.57 1.08 ± 0.31 1.09 ± 0.31