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Table 4 Associations between PKCα, PKCδ, and PKCε intensity and histological type in cohort I and II.

From: PKCα expression is a marker for breast cancer aggressiveness

Cohort I   Ductal Lobular Medullary Mucinous   
PKCα intensity 0 25 3 0 2   
p* = 0.295 1 20 0 1 0   
  2 4 0 0 0   
  3 4 0 1 0   
  n.e. 42 3 0 2   
PKCδ intensity 0 12 0 0 1   
p* = 0.850 1 33 1 2 1   
  2 7 0 0 0   
  3 0 0 0 0   
  n.e. 43 5 0 2   
PKCε intensity 0 0 0 0 0   
p* = 0.800 1 12 0 1 0   
  2 29 1 1 2   
  3 9 0 0 0   
  n.e. 45 5 0 2   
Cohort II   Ductal Lobular Medullary Mucinous Tubular Mixed
PKCα intensity 0 124 17 1 10 14 13
p*<0.001 1 34 4 5 2 3 3
  2 10 0 4 0 0 1
  3 3 0 2 0 0 0
  n.e. 168 52 3 5 17 17
PKCε intensity 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
p* = 0.328 1 38 9 7 4 5 5
  2 90 19 4 7 9 7
  3 41 5 1 1 1 7
  n.e. 168 39 3 5 19 15
  1. 2-test, p < 0.05 in bold, n.e. = not evaluated