Table 1

LINE-1 methylation level in the primary tumor and in synchronous metastases of CRC
LINE-1 methylation level (%)
Patient ID Primary Metastatic sites
Lymph node Liver Peritoneum Ovarium
12 73.4 NA 78.0 NA NA
18 43.5 39.6 38.7 NA NA
27 48.2 NA NA 40.6 NA
29 59.5 64.7 66.9 65.2 NA
30 70.0 72.1 77.7 70.8 67.5
36 77.5 73.4 NA 74.6 NA
40 70.0 NA 66.6 NA NA

The LINE-1 methylation level at the primary tumor site is the mean value of assay results from multiple areas including the tumor center and invasion front.

NA, samples were not available or no metastasis was found at the indicated site.

Matsunoki et al.

Matsunoki et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:574   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-574

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