Table 1

Methylation frequency and CIMP status in tumor and non-neoplastic mucosa of gastric carcinomas

Tumor
Nonneoplastic mucosa
Fraction (%)Fraction (%)P
p1616/81 (20)2/80 (3)0.001
hMLH114/83 (17)0/82 (0)<0.001
MINT130/82 (37)4/82 (5)<0.001
MINT228/83 (34)6/81 (7)<0.001
MINT2546/83 (55)0/82 (0)<0.001
MINT3131/83 (37)15/81 (19)0.007
CIMP status
    CIMP-H26/83 (31)3/82 (4)<0.001
    CIMP-L46/83 (56)14/82 (17)
    CIMP-N11/83 (13)65/82 (79)