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Table 1 Observation of cell division involving MWCNTs using live-cell imaginga

From: Mechanism of induction of binucleated cells by multiwalled carbon nanotubes as revealed by live-cell imaging analysis

MWCNTs (μg/mL) Experiment Total of recorded cells No. of divided cells No. of dead cells during mitosis No. of binucleated cells during mitosis
0 1 76 37 1 0
  2 74 27 2 0
  3 82 29 1 0
  Total 232 93 (40 %) 4 (1.7 %) 0
12.7 1 33 16 0 0
  2 32 13 1 0
  3 47 11 3 0
  Total 112 40 (38 %) 4 (3.2 %) 0
25.3 1 38 5 2 1
  2 51 19 2 2
  3 81 25 7 2
  Total 170 49 (27 %) 11 (5.9 %) 5 (3.0 %)
50.6 1 86 12 10 1
  2 101 11 5 0
  3 95 11 6 0
  Total 282 34 (12 %) 21 (7.6 %) 1 (0.4 %)
  1. aStatistical analysis for the incidences of divided, dead, and binucleated cells was not done, as described in Materials and Methods