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Table 3 Correlations of connexin and Ki67 proliferation marker expression with clinicipathological parameters

From: The potential prognostic value of connexin 26 and 46 expression in neoadjuvant-treated breast cancer

  Cx43 Cx26 Cx32 Cx46 Ki67
  pre post pre post pre post pre post pre post
ER pre 0.30 x ns x ns x ns x −0.46 −0.35
ER post 0.36 ns ns ns ns ns ns ns −0.40 −0.38
PR pre 0.34 x ns x ns x ns x −0.45 x
PR post 0.33 ns ns ns ns ns ns ns −0.52 ns
HER2 pre −0.27 x ns x 0.31 x ns x ns x
HER2 post ns ns ns ns ns ns ns ns ns 0.26
cT pre 0.29 x ns x ns x ns x ns x
cN pre ns x ns x ns x ns x ns x
pT post ns ns ns ns −0.29 ns ns ns ns ns
pN post ns ns ns ns ns ns 0.39 0.32 ns ns
grade pre ns x ns x ns x ns x ns ns
Ki67 pre ns x ns x ns x −0.29 x x 0.46
Ki67 post ns ns ns ns ns 0.46 ns ns 0.46 x
  1. ns: not significant; x: not relevant; pre: prior to chemotherapy; post: after chemotherapy.