Research Paper Volume 13, Issue 9 pp 13048—13060

Ectopic expression of MELK in oral squamous cell carcinoma and its correlation with epithelial mesenchymal transition

MELK downregulation impedes growth of OSCC cells. (A) Representative western blotting after transfection of shMELK in OKC and OSCC cell lines. Cell mobility of MELK knockdown in SCC9 (B) and FaDu (C) cell lines. (D) Iconic images and quantification of invaded cells. (E) Typical images and quantification of anchor-dependent colony formation. **P

Figure 3. MELK downregulation impedes growth of OSCC cells. (A) Representative western blotting after transfection of shMELK in OKC and OSCC cell lines. Cell mobility of MELK knockdown in SCC9 (B) and FaDu (C) cell lines. (D) Iconic images and quantification of invaded cells. (E) Typical images and quantification of anchor-dependent colony formation. **P < 0.01.