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Table 1 Gastric carcinoma TIMP3 promoter methylation and protein expression

From: Promoter methylation and expression of TIMP3 gene in gastric cancer

Organizations n(%) TIMP3 promoter methylation TIMP3 protein expression
Positive Positive
Normal stomach 78 28(35.9) 78(100.0)
Early gastric cancer 20 17(85.0) 9(45.0)
Advanced gastric cancer 58 52(89.7) 21(36.2)
Lymph node metastases 78 77(98.7) 12(15.4)