Table 3

Distribution of DDCmRNA expressionain head and neck squamous cell carcinomas and in non-cancerous counterparts
Tissue Cancerous samples Non-cancerous samples
Mean ± SEb Median Range Mean ± SEb Median Range
Pharynx 5.51 ± 4.66 0.20 0.05 – 23.98 4.21 ± 3.5 1.07 0.05 – 14.65
Buccal mucosa 2.71 ± 2.66 0.05 0.05 – 13.33 - - -
Parotid glands 2.23 ± 1.88 0.10 0.05 – 9.69 0.31 ± 0.26 0.05 0.05 – 1.07
Nasal cavity 0.39 ± 0.24 0.23 0.05 – 1.05 8.75 ± 8.69 0.05 0.05 – 26.13

a a.u.: arbitrary units.

b Standard error of the mean.

Geomela et al.

Geomela et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:484   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-484

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