Table 1

Livin/ ML-IAP expression and CTL induction in lung cancer patients

Case no.AgeSexHistologyStage*ImmunohistochemistryCTL induction
178Msquamous cell carcinomaT2N2M1++
280Msquamous cell carcinomaT4N2M0++
359FadenocarcinomaT4N2M0++
446MadenocarcinomaT2N2M0++
574Msquamous cell carcinomaT4N0M0
661Msquamous cell carcinomaT3N1M0
777MadenocarcinomaT3N0M0
860MadenocarcinomaT1N2M0
976MadenocarcinomaT4N0M0+
  • Abbreviations: F, Female; M, male.

  • * Tumor-nodes-metastasis classification.

  • (−) negative or (+) positive staining of cancer cells as compared with noncancerous normal tissues.

  • ≥20% specific lytic activity at effecto/target ratio = 10:1 against Livin7 peptide–pulsed C1R-A*2402 target cells was described as (+) by 51Cr release assay.