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Table 5 Numerical distribution and statistical significance of VEGFR-2/pVEGFR-2 correlations in tumor cells of CC tissue

From: The relevance of cell type- and tumor zone-specific VEGFR-2 activation in locally advanced colon cancer

VEGFR-2 pVEGFR-2Tyr1175 p-value pVEGFR-2Tyr1214 p-value
+ (r) + (r)
Tumor center
+ 30 14 NS 38 7 NS
- 23 16   27 10  
Tumor budding
+ 26 12 NS 38 1 0.017
- 20 11   24 6 (0.286)
  1. Positive tumoral expression of VEGFR-2 is positively correlated with positive tumoral VEGFR-2Tyr1214 expression in tumor budding regions. r = Spearman rank correlation coefficient. p < 0.05 was taken as statistically significant. NS, not significant