Table 1

Immunreactive score and localization of N-cadherin expression (mb = membrane bounded; c = cytoplasmically) within the investigated testicular neoplasias; note that one tumour sample can obtain more than one histological tumour type
Tumour type n IRS Localisation of N-cadherin expression
normal testis 28 10.52 ± 1.96 c > mb
IGCNU 20 10.8 ± 1.88 c > mb
seminoma 77 9.38 ± 2.59 mb > c
embryonal carcinoma 40 0 none
teratoma 17 7.11 ± 0.99 c > mb
choriocarcinoma 4 0 none
yolk sac tumour 11 9.90 ± 0.94 c > mb

Bremmer et al.

Bremmer et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2012 12:19   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-12-19

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