Table 3

Selected down-regulated genes in malignant HNSC vs. normal

GenBank accession no.Gene nameFunction
AF047826Cadherin-7Adhesion
D31784Cadherin-6Adhesion
M32304Metalloproteinase inhibitorAdhesion
L34059Cadherin-4Adhesion
AJ011497Claudin-7Adhesion
U95032Growth arrest-specific protein 2Apoptosis
X89101FasApoptosis
U29656DR-nm23Apoptosis
X07695Cytokeratin 4Cell structure
X07696Cytokeratin 15Cell structure
U77604Microsomal glutathione S-transferase 2Detoxification
J05459Glutathione transferase M3Detoxification
AF043105Glutathione S-transferase mu 3Detoxification