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Table 2 NIS expression in normal and diseased human gastro-intestinal tissues

From: Expression of the Na+/l-symporter (NIS) is markedly decreased or absent in gastric cancer and intestinal metaplastic mucosa of Barrett esophagus

  Number of samples NIS (+) NIS (-)
Esophagus 42   
   - normal mucosa 4 0 (0 %) 4 (100 %)
   -squamous cell carcinoma* 6 0 (0 %) 6 (100 %)
   -adenocarcinoma 4 0 (0 %) 4 (100 %)
- Barrett– junctional/fundus type 5 5 (100 %) 0 (0 %)
- Barrett– intestinal metaplasia 5 0 (0 %) 5 (100 %)
Stomach 53   
   - normal 8 8 (100 %) 0 (0 %)
   -adenocarcinoma* 8 0 (0 %) 8 (100 %)
   -polyp (hyperplastic) 10 9 (90 %) 1 (10 %)
   -gastritis 6 6 (100 %) 0 (0 %)
Small intestine 11   
   -normal 4 0 (0 %) 4 (100 %)
   -inflammation 3 0 (0 %) 3 (100 %)
   -polyp 2 0 (0 %) 2 (100 %)
   -adenocarcinoma 2 0 (0 %) 2 (100 %)
Colon 49   
   -normal 8 0 (0 %) 8 (100 %)
   -inflammation 3 0 (0 %) 3 (100 %)
   -polyp 9 0 (0 %) 9 (100 %)
   -adenocarcinoma* 8 0 (0 %) 8 (100 %)
  1. * Samples obtained from the corresponding peritumoral tissues are shown in Table 3; however, they are included in the total number of samples in this table.