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Table 2 Relation between HAS2, α-SMA expression levels and clinicopathological variables

From: Hyaluronan synthase 2 expressed by cancer-associated fibroblasts promotes oral cancer invasion

Variable HAS2 α-SMA
  High Low P value High Low P value
HD    1.000    0.777
 I 15 13   14 14  
 II + III 10 10   9 11
TNM status    0.021    0.000
 I + II 8 15   5 18  
 III + IV 17 8   18 7
PLN status    0.020    0.038
 Negative 11 18   10 19  
 Positive 14 5   13 6
  1. α-SMA, α-smooth muscle actin; HD histological differentiation, TNM tumor-node-metastases, PLN pathologic lymph node. Bold values signify P value < 0.05. Chi-Square test