Table 5.

EGFR and caveolin-1 mRNA levels in patients with wild-type and mutated EGFR, further broken down according to number of CA repeats in intron 1 and EGFR gene copy numbers

Wild-type EGFR
Mutated EGFR
EGFR mRNA
Caveolin-1 mRNA
EGFR mRNA
Caveolin-1 mRNA
No. patientsMedian (range)No. patientsMedian (range)No. patientsMedian (range)No. patientsMedian (range)
CA repeats
    <19214.24 (5.38-23.09)12.16 (2.16-2.16)00
    ≥19102.94 (1.54-6.44)100.75 (0.19-1.47)613.21 (3.0-47.37)60.41 (0.19-1.07)
EGFR gene copy numbers
    Increased45.12 (2.61-23.09)31.23 (0.19-2.16)520.31 (3.0-47.37)50.61 (0.19-1.07)
    Normal112.04 (0.42-6.43)110.57 (0.06-1.47)33.01 (1.79-3.97)30.46 (0.30-0.63)