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Table 2 Relationship between p53 expression and microsatellite instability status, stratified by TS expression.

From: Inter-relationship between microsatellite instability, thymidylate synthase expression, and p53 status in colorectal cancer: implications for chemoresistance

TS status p53 status MSI status  
   MSS MSI Total
All tumours + 221 23 244
  - 155 42 197
  Total 376 65 441*
TS low level tumours + 78 8 86
  - 75 21 96
  Total 153 29 182**
TS high level tumours + 143 15 158
  - 80 21 101
  Total 223 36 259***
  1. *p = 0.001; **p = 0.03; ***p = 0.02; MSS, microsatellite stable; MSI, microsatellite instability; TS, thymidylate synthase