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Table 1 GILZ immunostaining scores versus Ki-67 proliferation index and p-AKT immunostaining in ovarian carcinoma tissues (n = 50)

From: Identification of glucocorticoid-induced leucine zipper as a key regulator of tumor cell proliferation in epithelial ovarian cancer

  Patient number Fisher test Statistical significancea
  GILZlow scores (0-4) GILZhigh scores (5-7)  
All carcinomas 26 24  
Age at diagnosis    
< 60 years 13 13 ns
> 60 years 13 11  
Histological types    
Serous 13 13 ns
Non serous 13 11  
Clear cells 3 2 ns
Mucinous 5 4  
Endometrioid 4 4  
Undifferentiated 1 1  
Ki-67 Immuno-staining    
low scores (0-4) 23 (88%) 10 (42%) P < 0.0008
high scores (5-7) 3 (12%) 14 (58%)  
Phospho-AKT immuno-staining    
low 20 (77%) 5 (21%) P < 0.0002
high 6 (23%) 19 (79%)