Table 2

Immunohistochemistry of gastric cancer and control groups.

Plakophilin expression (mean ± sd) (range)*

Gastric cancer

n = 34

Controls

n = 20

p-value**


PKP1

3.42 ± 2.55 (0-6)

3.60 ± 2.55 (0-6)

0.628

PKP2

2.06 ± 2.02 (0-6)

5.60 ± 0.50 (5-6)

0.0000001

PKP3

2.44 ± 2.50 (0-6)

5.00 ± 1.86 (0-6)

0.0001


*Plakophilin expression were graded according to 4 .

**Non-parametric (Mann Whitney U Test)

Demirag et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:1   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-1

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