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Table 2 Clinical response rate of patients stratified by TS mRNA level.

From: Thymidylate synthetase mRNA levels are increased in liver metastases of colorectal cancer patients resistant to fluoropyrimidine-based chemotherapy

TS mRNA level Clinical response rate*
<13 4/10, 40%
>13 2/10, 20%
p value p = 0.01
  1. *Clinical response is defined as CR or PR.