Table 1.

The relevance between hTERT expression and clinicopathologic parameters in human gastric tissues.

StagingNumberAge (years)Sex (M/F)hTERTqRT-PCRahTERTIHCb
SG1945.8 ± 16.29/10n = 153.23 ± 2.17
AG/IM3249.7 ± 19.120/12n = 2616.58 ± 1.91n = 1520.06 ± 5.89
Dysplasia1957.8 ± 14.812/7n = 1639.89 ± 6.54
Cancer2759.1 ± 15.319/8n = 2029.81 ± 2.58n = 2558.82 ± 7.32
  • aRelative levels of real-time RT-PCR analyses: % based on CT values and normalization to β-2m.

  • bImmunohistochemical staining: % based on positive cells to the whole.