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Table 4 Expression of VLDLR II in different histological types of lung cancer

From: Up-regulated expression of type II very low density lipoprotein receptor correlates with cancer metastasis and has a potential link to β-catenin in different cancers

  IHC
(Histoscore of VLDLR II)
Western blot
(Ratio of VLDLR II/β-actin)
  N mean SD. P N Mean SD. P
ADCA 10     18    
   Normal tissue 10 0.71 0.12 0.034* 18 0.60 0.18 0.048*
   Cancer tissue 10 1.29 0.71   18 0.70 0.25  
SQCA 13     24    
   Normal tissue 13 0.68 0.68 0.651 24 0.54 0.16 0.602
   Cancer tissue 13 0.75 0.58   24 0.56 0.18  
SCLC 1     6    
   Normal tissue 1 0.4 -- -- 6 0.56 0.20 0.554
   Cancer tissue 1 0.6    6 0.59 0.30  
A-SCA      3    
   Normal tissue -- -- -- -- 3 0.49 0.09 0.118
   Cancer tissue -- --    3 0.58 0.07  
  1. ADCA indicates adenocarcinoma; SQCA, squamous cell carcinoma; SCLC, small cell carcinoma; A-SCA, adeno-squamous carcinoma. Statistical analyses were performed by Paired Students' t test (2-tailed).
  2. * P < 0.05 is considered significant.