Table 1: Early events of colorectal liver metastasis in the portal route model.

Early eventRFP-HT29 cells in GFP nude mice

Tumor-cell arrest/adhesion20/20* (100%)#
Tumor-cell-induced platelet aggregation15/20 (75%)
Extravasation from hepatic sinusoids1/20 (5%)
Phagocytosis by Kupffer cells2/20 (10%)

*Number of mice having the indicated phenomenon/number of mice inoculated with the indicated cells.
#Percentage.