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Table 2 TWIST1 and CD105 expression (Intensity of staining, percentage of positive tumor cells, and H-score) in colorectal cancer (CRC) samples

From: Expressions of TWIST1 and CD105 markers in colorectal cancer patients and their association with metastatic potential and prognosis

Scoring system Cytoplasmic TWIST1 N (%) Nuclear TWIST1 N (%) Cytoplasmic CD105 N (%) Endothelial CD105 N (%)
Intensity of staining
 No staining (0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 44 (21.2) 0 (0.0)
 Weak (+ 1) 111 (49.8) 69 (30.9) 161 (77.4) 0 (0.0)
 Moderate (+ 2) 106 (47.5) 123 (55.2) 3 (1.4) 25 (12.0)
 Strong (+ 3) 6 (2.7) 31 (13.9) 0 (0.0) 183 (88.0)
Percentage of positive tumor cells
  < 25% 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 121 (58.2) 0 (0.0)
 25–50% 0 (0.0) 1 (0.4) 60 (28.8) 0 (0.0)
 51–75% 3 (1.3) 20 (9.0) 13 (6.3) 6 (2.9)
  > 75% 220 (98.7) 202 (90.6) 14 (6.7) 202 (97.1)
H-score cut off 149 172 26 284
 Low 113 (50.7) 87 (39.0) 121 (58.2) 34 (16.3)
 High 110 (49.3) 136 (61.0) 87 (41.8) 174 (83.7)
 Total 223 223 208 208
  1. H-score indicates histological score