Table 3

Summary of IH staining results in clinical ESCC tumors and normal esophageal epithelium tissues

DiagnosisFra-1PNeogeninPId-1PCDC25BP
a++++++++++++++++++++++++
Normal (n = 16)11500<0.000161000<0.000131210<0.00019700<0.0001
Carcinoma (n = 61)44223131750318491031929
 Well (n = 20)0091110217013162279
 Moderate (n = 29)101117<0.0001001280.0047003260.01566110120.5720
 Poor (n = 12)3423214530272028
  • a Expression: −, no expression; +, <10% cells positive; ++, ≥10% and <50% cells positive; +++, ≥50% cells positive. ++ to +++ was considered as overexpression.