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Table 1 Median and interquartile range of cell numbers / mm 2 with respect to material, protein coating and culture time

From: Fibronectin coating of oxygenator membranes enhances endothelial cell attachment

Material Protein Day 1 (cells / mm2) Day 2 (cells / mm2) Day 4 (cells / mm2)
Control   504 [493 – 505] 559 [543 – 589] 673 [626 – 690]
Polypropylene (PP) No Coating 99 [95 – 104] 93 [82 – 93] 130 [114 – 136]
Gelatin 75 [72 – 82] 127 [105 – 133] 343 [278 – 348]
Fibronectin 252 [241 – 303] 215 [188 – 299] 439 [360 – 466]
Fibrinogen 109 [100 – 110] 105 [99 – 123] 194 [169 – 209]
Collagen IV 98 [89 – 103] 108 [99 – 116] 182 [173 – 288]
Polymethyl-pentene (TPX) No Coating 57 [49 – 59] 15 [11 – 21] 35 [23 – 39]
Gelatin 28 [27 – 29] 30 [22 – 31] 3 [3 – 5]
Fibronectin 302 [269 – 304] 230 [211 – 246] 114 [110 – 115]
Fibrinogen 50 [41 – 55] 25 [25 – 26] 41 [37 – 44]
Collagen IV 43 [39 – 46] 41 [27 – 42] 21 [21 – 23]
Polydimethyl-Siloxane (PDMS) No Coating 2 [2 – 6] 1 [1 – 4] 1 [1 – 1]
Gelatin 9 [6 – 13] 4 [4 – 65] 2 [2 – 74]
Fibronectin 463 [440 – 484] 572 [531 – 588] 622 [611 – 623]
Fibrinogen 10 [9 – 11] 4 [4 – 5] 2 [2 – 3]
Collagen IV 8 [8 – 9] 6 [5 – 8] 2 [2 – 5]
  1. Footnote: The typical maximum of cell density of endothelial cells in vivo and under in vitro culture conditions is 1,000 cells / mm2.
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