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Table 2 The differences of E-cadherin, N-cadherin, and vimentin expression in human breast tumors

From: The number of polyploid giant cancer cells and epithelial-mesenchymal transition-related proteins are associated with invasion and metastasis in human breast cancer

  Group Number E-cadherin N-cadherin vimentin
Primary breast tumor with metastasis I 52 9.67 ± 0.34 0.96 ± 0.19 1.96 ± 0.24
Corresponding metastatic tumor II 52 8.38 ± 0.34 1.81 ± 0.28 3.02 ± 0.35
Primary breast tumor without metastasis III 52 10.90 ± 0.26 0.46 ± 0.12 0.92 ± 0.15
Benign breast tumor IV 11 11.64 ± 0.36 0.09 ± 0.09 0.18 ± 0.12
χ2    35.267 31.455 45.777
P    0.000 0.000 0.000