Journal of Immunology Research / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Overexpression of HIF-2α, TWIST, and CXCR4 Is Associated with Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma

Table 4

Correlation of HIF-2α, TWIST, and CXCR4 protein expression with one another in 129 PTCs.

ProteinsHIF-2αCXCR4
LowHigh valueLowHigh value

TWIST
 Low49240.382<0.00146270.414<0.001
 High16401244
CXCR4
 Low42160.398<0.001
 High2348

values for Spearman rank test; HIF-2α, TWIST, and CXCR4 were tested pairwise; significant difference.

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