Table 2: Summary of immunohistochemical expression analysis.

MarkerHepatic progenitor cell
HLCBDCHepatocyteBECTumor cell

CK7++
CK19++
HepPar1+++
OV-6+++

BDC: bile ductular cell in the para-cirrhosis tissue, BEC: bile epithelial cell; heptocyte: the relative normal hepatocyte in the para-cirrhosis tissue; HLC: hepatocyte-like cell.