Table 2

Bivariate correlation of B, E, R, T mRNA expression in normal lung and NSCLC tissues
ERCC1 RRM1 TYMS
normal lung, n = 40
BRCA1 r 0.921 0.891 0.180
p <0.001 <0.001 0.273
ERCC1 r 1 0.933 0.244
p <0.001 0.135
RRM1 r 1 0.371
p 0.020
matched NSCLC,n = 35
BRCA1 r 0.919 0.858 0.560
p <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
ERCC1 r 1 0.904 0.564
p <0.001 <0.001
RRM1 r 1 0.628
p <0.001
all NCLC,n = 276
BRCA1 r 0.522 0.383 0.511
p <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
ERCC1 r 1 0.625 0.350
p <0.001 <0.001
RRM1 r 1 0.358
p <0.001

Notes to Table 2: r = Spearman's Correlation Coefficient; p = Significance (2-tailed).

Kotoula et al.

Kotoula et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:342   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-342

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