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Table 2 Correlation between expression of Wnt3a and EMT-associated proteins

From: Wnt3a expression is associated with epithelial-mesenchymal transition and promotes colon cancer progression

Variant Total Wnt3a expression χ2 PValue
Negative (%) Weak expression (%) Strong expression (%)
E-cadherin expression       
  Negative 16 0 (0.0) 8 (50.0) 8 (50.0) 8.798 0.012*
  Positive 187 24 (12.8) 126 (67.4) 37 (19.8)
Vimentin expression       
  Negative 187 24 (12.8) 127 (67.9) 36 (19.3) 12.459 0.002*
  Positive 16 0 (0.0) 7 (43.8) 9 (56.2)
β-catenin nuclear expression       
  Negative 167 22 (13.2) 114 (68.3) 31 (18.6) 7.698 0.021*
  Positive 36 2 (5.6) 20 (55.6) 14 (38.9)
  1. *Significantly different.