Table 3

SAA mRNA expression by RT-PCR
Variable No ΔCt (Mean ± SD)
SAA1 SAA4
NNL tissues 10 7.64 ± 2.02 13.63 ± 3.11
CC tissues 21 2.85 ± 3.02 9.12 ± 3.05
  ΔΔCt 4.79 (P < 0.000) 4.51 (P = 0.001)
  2ΔΔCt 27.67 22.78

SD, Standard deviation; NNL, Non neoplastic lesion; CC, Cervical carcinoma; ΔCt, The difference in threshold cycles for the target gene; ΔΔCt, The difference in ΔCt values for the target gene.

Ren et al.

Ren et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9:16   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-9-16

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