Table 1

LAT1/4F2hc expression, Ki-67 LI, and MVD in human brain gliomas

Glioma

LAT1 (no.)

4F2hc (no.)

Ki-67 LI (%)

MVD (no.)


+

++

++

+++


Grade

I

1

2

1

1

2

1

1.4 ± 0.8

64.3 ± 15.4

II

6

4

4

3

7

4

3.4 ± 1.9

53.4 ± 54.4

III

5

3

5

2

4

7

13.1 ± 9.4

58.0 ± 29.2

IV

1

4

26

1

7

23

37.2 ± 18.4

77.6 ± 39.9

P value*

0.002

0.06

Degree

Low

7

6

5

4

9

5

2.9 ± 1.9

55.8 ± 48.2

High

6

7

31

3

11

30

30.1 ± 19.6

71.8 ± 37.8

P value*

0.008

0.01


Total

13

13

36

7

20

35

22.2 ± 20.6

67.2 ± 41.4


Note: LAT1: large (L)-type amino acid transporter, 4F2hc: 4F2 heavy chain, Ki-67 LI: Ki-67 labeling index, MVD: microvessel density

*P value was evluated using χ2-test

Haining et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2012 12:4   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-12-4

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