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Table 5 The comparison of the average relative amount of RCAS1 as assessed by the Western blot method in laryngeal and pharyngeal cancer specimens with respect to the presence of lymph node metastases.

From: The association between RCAS1 expression in laryngeal and pharyngeal cancer and its healthy stroma with cancer relapse

Lymph nodes N negative
(n = 24)
N positive
(n = 27)
P
RCAS1 average relative amount in cancer (± SD) 0.984
(± 0.5883)
1.287
(± 0.5504)
0.04
Average β-Actin relative amount in cancer (± SD) 1.132
(± 0.532)
1.282
(± 0.723)
NS
RCAS1/beta Actin ratio in cancer 0.862 1.003 -
RCAS1 average relative amount in clear surgical margin (± SD) 0.805
(± 0.550)
0.869
(± 0.483)
NS
Average β-Actin relative amount in clear surgical margin (± SD) 1.072
(± 0.473)
1.192
(± 0.386)
NS
RCAS1/beta Actin ratio in clear surgical margin 0.75 0.72 -
  1. SD-standard deviation