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Table 3 Assessment of associations between MCTs and CD147/GLUT1 in CRC primary tumour and in CRC primary tumour and metastasis

From: Significance of glycolytic metabolism-related protein expression in colorectal cancer, lymph node and hepatic metastasis

CRC primary tumour CD147 GLUT1
n Positive (%) p n Positive (%) p
MCT1
 Positive 452 157 (34.7 %) 0.003 425 126 (29.6 %) 0.076
 Negative 36 4 (11.1 %)   33 5 (15.2 %)  
MCT4
 Positive 269 100 (37.2 %) 0.050 262 90 (34.4 %) 0.001
 Negative 203 58 (28.6 %)   191 38 (19.9 %)  
CRC lymph node metastasis  
MCT1
 Positive 31 30 (96.8 %) 0.100 28 24 (85.7 %) 0.165
 Negative 66 56 (84.8 %)   44 31 (70.5 %)  
MCT4
 Positive 56 54 (96.4 %) 0.007 46 39 (84.8 %) 0.019
 Negative 39 30 (76.9 %)   25 15 (60.0 %)  
CRC hepatic metastasis  
MCT1
 Positive 33 24 (72.7 %) 0.097 33 23 (69.7 %) 0.002
 Negative 8 3 (37.5 %)   9 1 (11.1 %)  
MCT4
 Positive 18 16 (88.9 %) 0.019 18 18 (100 %) <0.001
 Negative 25 13 (52.0 %)   25 6 (24.0 %)  
  1. CRC Colorectal cancer