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Table 1 Expression of TAZ and β-catenin proteins in different disease of EGJ

From: Prognostic impact of TAZ and β-catenin expression in adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction

  Total TAZ Nuclear β-catenin Membranous β-catenin
  (n) Positive (%) Negative (%) Positive (%) Negative (%) Abnormal (%) Normal (%)
Normal mucosa 37 6(16.2) 31(83.8) 7(18.9) 30(81.1) 10(27) 27(73)
Dysplasia 41 29*** (70.7) 12 (29.3) 17* (41.5) 31(58.5) 12(29.3) 29(70.7)
AEG 135 55**#(40.7) 80 (59.3) 69*** (51.1) 66(48.9) 77**#(57) 58(43)
  1. Compared with Normal mucosa: *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001; compared with Dysplasia: #P < 0.01.