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Table 1 Expression of BRMS1 according to number of positive cases, intensity and subcellular localization

From: Cytoplasmic BRMS1 expression in malignant melanoma is associated with increased disease-free survival

  1No. positive (%) Intensity (%) Score index (%)
     Nucleus Cytoplasm Nucleus Cytoplasm
  Total Nucleus Cytoplasm Strong2 Strong High3 High
Nevi 15 (100) 13 (87) 13 (87) 10 (67) 7 (47) 8 (53) 1 (7)
Primary
Melanomas
136 (88) 32 (20) 134 (86) 14 (9) 90 (58) 7 (5) 77 (50)
SSM4 83 (89) 17 (20) 82 (88) 7 (8) 61 (66) 2 (2) 54 (58)
NM5 53 (85) 15 (24) 52 (84) 7 (11) 29 (45) 5 (8) 23 (37)
Metastases 62 (90) 33 (48) 50 (72) 17 (24) 18 (26) 15 (22) 13 (19)
  1. 1Includes all positive cases
  2. 2Strong staining intensity includes moderate and strong intensity
  3. 3High score index defined as ≥ 4
  4. 4SSM; Superficial spreading melanoma
  5. 5NM; Nodular melanoma