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Table 3 NIS expression in gastrointestinal tumors and adjacent tissues

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

Localization of the samples Number of samples NIS (+) NIS (-)
   linear expression focal expression  
    distinct faint  
ESOPHAGUS      
   Tumor 6 - - - 6
   Border 6 - - - 6
   1 cm distance 6 - - - 6
   ≥ 3 cm distance 6 3* 1* - 2
STOMACH      
   Tumor 7 - - - 7
   Border 7 - 1 2 4
   1 cm distance 7 - 2 5 -
   ≥ 3 cm distance 7 1 4 2 -
COLON      
   Tumor 7 - - - 7
   Border 7 - - - 7
   1 cm distance 7 - - - 7
   ≥ 3 cm distance 7 - - - 7
  1. (*gastro-esophageal junction)