Table 4

Relationship between the expression of Argonaute proteins and clinicopathological parameters

Marker

Correlation coefficient (r)


Sex

Age

Duke's stage

Histologic grade

LN status

Distant metastasis


EIF2C1

0.074

-0.082

-0.121

-0.048

-0.001

0.130

EIF2C2

0.080

0.078

0.022

0.019

-0.163

0.268a

EIF2C3

0.100

-0.053

0.209

0.200

0.091

0.269a

EIF2C4

0.026

0.010

0.090

0.089

-0.116

0.242a

PIWIL-1

0.038

0.149

0.100

-0.135

-0.024

0.205

PIWIL-2

0.123

-0.093

-0.126

-0.025

-0.087

-0.004

PIWIL-3

-0.008

0.214

0.026

-0.003

-0.097

0.146

PIWIL-4

0.014

-0.033

0.064

-0.146

-0.111

0.301b


aP < 0.05, bP < 0.01, LN: lymph node.

Li et al. BMC Cancer 2010 10:38   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-10-38

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