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Table 1 Ascites characteristics

From: Ascites from ovarian cancer patients stimulates MUC16 mucin expression and secretion in human peritoneal mesothelial cells through an Akt-dependent pathway

Ascites Sub-type Stage Grade Optimal reduction Chemotherapy before debulking surgery MUC16 levels in ascites at baseline (KIU/ml)
OVC346 Serous 3C 3 Yes No 7146
OVC439 Serous 3C 3 Yes No 3453
OVC508 Serous 4 3 Yes No 100,000
OVC509 Serous 4 2 Yes No 1409
OVC690 Serous 2B 3 Yes No 4463