Table 2

Cell doubling rates (in days) during cell culture passages for each patient

Patient

p1

p2

p3

p4

p5

p6

p7

p8


RA-1

3

4

3

5

5

6

5

7

RA-2

4

3

4

4

4

4

5

6

RA-3

4

4

3

4

4

5

6

7

RA-4

4

4

4

3

4

6

6

6

Mean

3.75

3.75

3.5

4.0

4.25

5.25

5.5

6.5

± SD

0.43

0.43

0.50

0.71

0.43

0.83

0.50

0.50


The cell doubling rate was measured by counting the cells. The day, the cell numbers were doubled after passaging of the cells is listed for each passage.

p: passage; RA: rheumatoid arthritis; SD: standard deviation.

Neumann et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010 12:R83   doi:10.1186/ar3010

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