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Table 1 Characteristics of primary HNSCC cell cultures

From: Integrative analysis of the microRNA-mRNA response to radiochemotherapy in primary head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cells

Case HN1957 HN2092
Gender of patient f m
Age at diagnosis, years 85 73
Tumor site left maxilla / left nasal floor right floor of mouth
TNM n.a. pT4pN0
HPV-status negative negative
EBV-status negative n.a.
P53-status mutated wild type
Radiosensitivity   
 α (+/-SD) 0.094 (+/− 0.022)* 0.614 (+/− 0.019)*
 β (+/-SD) 0.038 (+/− 0.004)** 0.021 (+/− 0.003)**
 SF2 0.71 0.27
Cell type epithelial epithelial
  1. n.a. Not available, SD Standard deviation, SF2 Surviving fraction at 2 Gy
  2. *ttest of α values results in significant difference between HN1957 and HN2092 (p < 0.05)
  3. **ttest of β values results in significant difference between HN1957 and HN2092 (p < 0.05)