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Table 2 DDC mRNA expression a analysis in patients with laryngeal or tongue tumors and their non-cancerous counterparts

From: L-DOPA decarboxylase mRNA expression is associated with tumor stage and size in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective cohort study

Variable Mean ± SEb Range Percentiles
10 25 50 75 90
Median
DDC in laryngeal tumors (N = 19) 17.50 ± 11.52 0.05 – 164.91 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.52 153.89
DDC in non-cancerous laryngeal tissues (N = 14) 44.02 ± 25.71 0.05 – 359.72 0.05 0.05 3.71 61.61 228.09
DDC in tongue tumors (N = 13) 7.43 ± 7.21 0.05 – 93.9 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.63 56.77
DDC in non-cancerous tongue tissues (N = 8) 24.55 ± 16.99 0.05 – 128.80 0.05 0.05 0.05 49.92 128.80
  1. a a.u.: arbitrary units.
  2. b Standard error of the mean.