Table 1

 Results of real time quantitative-polymerase chain reaction assay for measuring hTERT mRNA in human normal hepatic cell lines

Cell lineCopy number of hTERT mRNA/103 GAPDH
Oestradiol (−)Oestradiol (+)†
Values are means (SD) of five independent assays.
†Final concentration of oestradiol in the supernatant was 10 nM.
*p<0.05 by analysis of variance.
Hc-cells10.9 (4.23)115 (23.3)*
WRL-68468 (42.0)757 (130)*
h-Nheps08.06 (4.44)*