Table 1

Correlations among expression of sex hormone receptors in gastric cancer
Correlation mRNA expression Protein expression
r P r P
ERα vs ERβ 0.795 <0.001 0.136 <0.001
ERα vs PR 0.756 <0.001 0.083 0.016
ERα vs AR 0.328 0.437 0.171 <0.001
ERβ vs PR 0.714 <0.001 0.132 <0.001
ERβ vs AR 0.492 0.231 0.329 <0.001
PR vs AR 0.186 0.734 0.098 0.005

ERα, estrogen receptor alpha; ERβ, estrogen receptor beta; PR, progesterone receptor; AR, androgen receptor; r, Spearman rank correlation coefficients. †Spearman rank correlation test.

Gan et al.

Gan et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:566   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-566

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