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Table 1 Characteristics of tumour samples

From: HEX expression and localization in normal mammary gland and breast carcinoma

Characteristic %
Histotype:   
   Ductal 14 70
   Lobular 6 30
Grade:   
   1 5 25
   2 10 50
   3 5 25
Hormonal receptor status:   
   ER*positive 16 80
   ER negative 4 20
   PGR positive 11 55
   PGR negative 9 45
HEX expression:   
   Nuclear 7 35
   Cytoplasmic 20 100
  1. *: ER, Estrogen receptor; PGR, Progesterone receptor.
  2. Positive samples were considered when specific staining was present in ≥ 10% of cells.