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Table 1 DEK protein expression in gastric cancers

From: High expression of DEK predicts poor prognosis of gastric adenocarcinoma

Diagnosis No. of cases DEK expression Positive rate (%) Strongly positive rate (%)
   - + ++ +++   
Gastric cancers 172 51 17 67 37 70.3%** 60.5%**
Dysplasia 36 21 8 7 0 41.7%** 19.4%**
Normal 27 22 5 0 0 18.5% 0
  1. **P < 0.01, compared with normal mucosa and dysplasia of gastric. Dysplasia: gastric dysplasia; Cancer: gastric cancer; Positive rate: percentage of positive cases with ‘+’, ‘++’, and ‘+++’ staining score; Strongly positive rate: percentage of positive cases with ‘++’ and ‘+++’ staining score.