Table 2.

Six multistudy genes identified from comparison type one (liver metastasis vs. primary CRC). For each gene, a brief description, average and range of fold change observed in the listed studies are detailed

Gene nameReferences of studiesAverage fold change
(Description)(Total sample size)(Range of fold change)
ADFP35–36 (37)6.59 (2.50 to 10.67)
(Adipose differentiation-related protein)
SLC22A135,37 (53)3.35 (2.50 to 4.20)
(Solute carrier family 22/organic cation transporter 1)
CXCL1235,38–39 (163)2.18 (1.25 to 3.70)
(C-X-C motif ligand 12)
PDPN35,38 (87)− 2.21 (−3.16 to −1.27)
(Podoplanin)
MMP135,38 (87)−1.96 (−2.65 to −1.26)
(Matrix metallopeptidase 1/interstitial collagenase)
MMP235,38 (87)−1.64 (−1.69 to −1.58)
(Matrix metallopeptidase 2/72kDatypeIV collagenase)