Table 3

Relative expression (tumor: normal tissue) of four ABC transporters in the cancerous region compared with noncancerous regiona

MDR1MRP1MRP2MRP3
>3-fold7 (15.6%)7 (15.6%)19 (42.2%)1 (2.2%)
1-3-fold8 (17.8%)18 (40.0%)6 (13.3%)9 (20.0%)
<1-fold30 (66.7%)20 (44.4%)20 (44.4%)35 (77.8%)
Fold increase0.50± 11.140.98± 3.702.24± 13.37b0.39± 3.35
  • a The data were derived from Fig. 1<$REFLINK> .

  • b Significant (P < 0.05) compared with the other transporters.