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Table 3 Correlation between clinicopathological findings and immunochemical staining

From: Response gene to complement-32 enhances metastatic phenotype by mediating transforming growth factor beta-induced epithelial-mesenchymal transition in human pancreatic cancer cell line BxPC-3

  cases RGC-32 positive Abnormal E-cadherin
   n % P-value n % P-value
Age     0.831    0.990
   < 45 7 5 71.4   4 57.1  
45-59 22 18 81.8   12 54.5  
   > = 60 13 10 76.9   7 53.8  
Gender     1.000    1.000
   Male 21 17 81.0   11 52.4  
   Female 21 16 76.2   12 57.1  
Differentiation     0.629    0.024
   Well 16 12 75.0   5 31.3  
   Moderately 11 8 72.7   6 54.5  
   Poorly 15 13 86.7   12 80.0  
Lymph node metastasis     0.016    0.004
   Negative 16 9 56.3   4 25.0  
   Positive 26 24 92.3   19 73.1  
TNM staging     0.025    0.004
   I-II 18 11 61.1   5 27.8  
   III-IV 24 22 91.7   18 75.0