Table 1

Investigation of the expression of p53 in rheumatoid arthritis synovial fibroblasts and control cells by immunofluorescence using DO7 anti-p53 antibodies

Fibroblasts% Of p53 positive cellsRangeSDPassages
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) synovial fibroblasts (n = 15)3.70–7.22.52–12
Osteoarthritis synovial fibroblasts (n = 2)0004–6
Normal synovial fibroblasts (n = 1)1.60–3.22.28, 9
SV40 transformed RA synovial fibroblasts100
BEAS 2B (SV40 transformed bronchial epithelial cells)100
Foreskin fibroblasts (n = 1)2.91.4–4.42.24, 6