Table 3.

Associations between PTEN and p-Akt expressions and between K-ras mutation and p-Erk expression

PTEN
P
Reduced, n (%)Intact, n (%)
Akt phosphorylation
    Negative/weak17 (77.3)33 (70.2)0.54*
    Strong5 (22.7)14 (29.8)





K-ras
P

Mutation (+), n (%)
Mutation (−), n (%)

Erk phosphorylation
    Negative1 (11.1)24 (40.0)0.14
    Positive8 (88.9)36 (60.0)
  • * Pearson's χ2 test.

  • Fisher's exact test.