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Table 2 HtrA1 protein expression in esophageal cancer tissue

From: HtrA1 expression associated with the occurrence and development of esophageal cancer

Pathologic parameter Cases Gray-scale ratio of HtrA1/β-actin P
Normal tissue 63 38.60 ± 3.81 <0.05
Carcinoma tissue 63 13.13 ± 2.90
Degree of differentiation
 Well and moderately  differentiated 34 19.2747 ± 2.65 <0.05
 Poorly differentiated 29 9.17 ± 3.97
Pathological stage
 I − II 33 18.63 ± 3.05 <0.05
 III − IV 30 9.30 ± 3.66
Lymph nodes metastasis
 Negative 26 17.79 ± 4.96 <0.05
 Positive 37 7.24 ± 2.31
Distant metastasis
 Negative 31 17.37 ± 3.60 <0.05
 Positive 32 9.43 ± 2.30