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Table 2 Quantitative analysis of morphological images

From: Graphene oxide nanofilm and chicken embryo extract decrease the invasiveness of HepG2 liver cancer cells

Cell line Groupa Number of cells/mm2 SE p-value Area covered by cells (%) SE p-value
HS-5 Control 507 26.3 0.0139 36.4 1.42  < 0.0001
nfGO 434 44.1**
CELE 402a 31.2a
nfGO + CELE 407a 33.9
HepG2 Control 274 34.2 0.0112 32.7 2.98 0.0008
nfGO 310 29.9
CELE 246 41.8a
nfGO + CELE 396a 48.9**
C3A Control 245 33.0 0.0702 35.6 2.40  < 0.0001
nfGO 306 23.9**
CELE 351a 54.1***
nfGO + CELE 290 35.5
  1. ImageJ software was used to calculate total cells area and number of cells
  2. anfGO: graphene oxide nanofilm, CELE: chicken embryo liver extract, significant *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001