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Table 2 The relationship of FOXC2 expression and EMT-related markers in 84 HCC samples

From: High expression of forkhead box protein C2 is associated with aggressive phenotypes and poor prognosis in clinical hepatocellular carcinoma

Parameters FOXC2 P value
Low expression n = 58 (%) High expression n = 26 (%)
E-cadherin
 Negative 23 (39.7) 13 (50) 0.476
 Positive 35 (60.3) 13 (50)  
N-cadherin
 Negative 31 (53.4) 16 (61.5) 0.635
 Positive 27 (46.6) 10 (38.5)  
Cadherin switch
 Negative 53 (91.4) 19 (73.1) 0.0414a
 Positive 5 (8.6) 7 (26.9)  
Vimentin
 Negative 58 (100) 23 (88.5) 0.0273a
 Positive 0 (0) 3 (11.5)  
ZEB1
 Negative 32 (55.2) 16 (61.3) 0.639
 Positive 26 (44.8) 10 (38.7)  
  1. aStatistical significance is indicated by P < 0.05