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Table 2 Correlation of Hsp16.2 cytoplasmic expression and histological grade of brain cancer.

From: Correlation between the progressive cytoplasmic expression of a novel small heat shock protein (Hsp16.2) and malignancy in brain tumors

Hsp16.2 expression Grade 1
n (%)
Grade 2
n (%)
Grade 3
n (%)
Grade 4
n (%)
Total
n (%)
P Value
- 14 (63.6) 4 (16.6)    18 (19.8) <0.01
+ 8 (36.4) 11(45.8)    19 (20.8)  
++   9 (37.6) 16 (100) 2 (6.9) 27 (29.7)  
+++     27 (93.1) 27 (29.7)  
Total 22 (100) 24 (100) 16 (100) 29 (100) 91 (100)  
  1. Staining intensity: (+) mild, (++) moderate, (+++) strong