Table 1.

Reverse transcriptase-PCR analysis: median gene expression levels (gene/GAPDH) of responding and nonresponding patients

GenenExpression levels
Median total (range)Median respondersMedian nonrespondersP
TS380.69 (0.1-2.94)0.840.52NS
TP38129.20 (38.86-618.91)178.46110.71NS
DPD38114.41 (26.64-258.52)119.7487.57NS
MTHFR382.13 (0.48-5.28)2.611.540.012
ELF3387.07 (1.72-29.07)7.027.25NS
GADD45383.37 (0.72-9.62)3.632.89NS
MAP7381.23 (0.27-5.64)1.541.140.171
HER-2/neu383.83 (1.40-111.59)3.573.92NS
ERCC1381.33 (0.64-6.35)1.331.31NS
ERCC4382.31 (0.84-5.56)2.571.820.108
Caldesmon381.285 (0.16-6.56)1.650.960.016
MRP1381.11 (0.31-6.00)1.390.850.007
  • Abbreviation: NS, not significant.