Table 3

Distribution of methylation densities

GeneMethylation density
<2%2–14.9%15–49.9%>50%
N (%)N (%)N (%)N (%)
ER 39 (49)12 (15)20 (25)9 (11)
p15 41 (51)20 (25)14 (18)5 (6)
MDR1 37 (46)7 (9)19 (24)17 (21)
THBS1 60 (75)4 (5)12 (15)4 (5)
p16 74 (93)4 (5)1 (1)1 (1)
C-ABL 73 (91)1 (1)3 (4)3 (4)
THBS2 7 (9)31 (39)37 (46)5 (6)
MYOD 21 (26)28 (35)23 (29)8 (10)
CD10 64 (80)8 (10)5 (6)3 (4)
p73 methylateda17 (21.2)
  • a For p73, MSP was used.