Table 1

Cancer status, smoking status, and ATase activity in BL, brushings, and lymphocytes from 13 subjectsa

Patient no.Cancer statusSmoking statusATase activity (fmol/μg DNA)
BLBrushingsLymphocytes
5NormalEx-smoker0.133.303.09
7Squamous cellNonsmoker0.805.704.16
10NormalEx-smoker0.310.570.77
11NormalSmoker0.361.532.38
12Cancer, type unknownNonsmoker0.701.069.68
13NormalSmoker0.361.097.63
15NormalSmoker0.590.707.60
16NormalSmoker0.170.546.94
17AdenocarcinomaEx-smoker0.642.844.90
18Small cellSmoker1.150.694.12
19NormalEx-smoker0.301.772.22
20NormalEx-smoker0.793.564.32
21NormalEx-smoker1.000.972.50
  • a The ATase activities from all three sample types show ≈10-fold interindividual variability.