Table 1

The RASSF1A promoter methylation status measured by PCR-RFLP in the 43 HCC and corresponding nontumor tissue specimens

Patient no.Gender/ageCirrhosisSerum AFP (μg/liter)PCR-RFLP analysis of RASSF1A methylation status
TumorNontumor
H2M/60+<1079%na
H3M/39+<1090%na
H4M/71+978%na
H5F/543661%na
H6M/12nana
H7M/53125764%na
H8M/58+560614%na
H10M/4111568%
H11M/68+na60%na
H12F/59+<1061%na
H13M/45+4100%25%
H14F/4612457%30%
H15M/55+511100%na
H16F/66+848080%
H17M/6613779%na
H18M/64+3552%na
H19M/64+<1020%na
H20F/69+675na
H21M/74<1030%na
H22M/68+439100%na
H23M/41314079%27%
H24M/48+30978%na
H25M/67+3875%na
S1M/37+622100%43%
S2F/53269268%27%
S3M/36+4978%na
S4M/63955%
S5M/41+2387100%30%
S6M/53+<1056%30%
S7F/32+15487%37%
S8M/22+40079%33%
S9M/45+na100%20%
S10M/6138755%31%
S11M/59258%10%
S12M/56+21554%13%
S13M/38+169677%
S14M/34+186077%
S15M/45+2086%
S16M/47+2054%34%
S17M/53+127989%na
S18M/47+182688%
S19M/41+50083%10%
S20F/32+15481%11%
  • a na, sample not available.