Table 2

c-FLIPL expression versus p53 accumulation in epithelial ovarian carcinomas present in tissue array

c-FLIPLNo. of casesImmunohistochemical staining for p53*P
NegativeNuclear accumulation
Positive1082
Negative16610
Total14120.034
  • * Immunohistochemistry on paraffin-embedded tissue array sections using mouse monoclonal antibody DO7 (Novocastra) for p53 and goat polyclonal antibody C-19 to c-FLIPL (Santa Cruz Biotechnology).

  • P value in χ2 test.

  • Abbreviations: c-FLIPL, cellular FLICE-inhibitory protein long form.