Table 2: Rate of liver metastasis formation and observation by intravital TPLSM.

RFP-HT29 cells in GFP nude mice

Liver metastases after intrasplenic inoculation70%a (12/17)b at 8 weeks
Observation of metastasis by intravital TPLSM67%c (8/12)d at 8 weeks

aPercentage of liver metastases after intrasplenic inoculation.
bThe number of mice with liver metastases/the number of mice avaiable at the indicated time points.
cPercentage of successful observation of metastatic colonies by intravital TPLSM.
dThe number of mice successfuly observed metastatic colonies by intravital TPLSM/the number of mice with liver metastases.