Table 1

Mn-SOD and Cu/Zn-SOD antigen levels (ng/mg of protein) in normal mucosa and carcinomas of patients with gastric or esophageal cancera

Mn-SOD (n)Cu/Zn-SOD (n)
Stomach (n = 81)
Normal mucosa493 ± 30718 ± 25
Carcinomas911 ± 62b606 ± 33b
Esophagus (n = 10)
Normal mucosa530 ± 83719 ± 63
Carcinomas1151 ± 136b518 ± 81
  • a Results shown are mean values ± SE.

  • b Versus normal mucosa (P ≤ 0.007).