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Table 2 The values of relative biological effectiveness and compound biological effectiveness factors

From: The dependency of compound biological effectiveness factors on the type and the concentration of administered neutron capture agents in boron neutron capture therapy

  Total tumor cells Quiescent cells
<Surviving fraction = 0.01>   
Neutrons only 2.65 ----
BPAa (250 mg/kg) 4.2 ----
BPA (500 mg/kg) 3.45 ----
BPA (750 mg/kg) 3.0 ----
BSHb (125 mg/kg) 3.4 ----
BSH (250 mg/kg) 3.15 ----
BSH (325 mg/kg) 3.0 ----
<Net micronucleus frequency = 0.7>   
Neutrons only 2.85 5.1
BPA (250 mg/kg) 2.4 3.1
BPA (500 mg/kg) 2.15 2.8
BPA (750 mg/kg) 2.1 2.6
BSH (125 mg/kg) 2.25 3.3
BSH (250 mg/kg) 2.05 3.0
BSH (325 mg/kg) 2.0 2.9
  1. a; Boronophenylalanine-10B.
  2. b; Sodium mercaptododecaborate-10B.