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Table 5 Levels of positivity for gremlin and BMP-7 among groups

From: Gremlin in the pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma complicating chronic hepatitis C: an immunohistochemical and PCR study of human liver biopsies

Positive cases (%) Hepatitis Cirrhosis HCC MCp
  n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Gremlin mRNA 24 (68.7%) 35 (100%) 35 (100%) 0.009*
BMP 7 mRNA 16 (43.8%) 27 (78.6%) 25 (73.3%) 0.115
  1. n actual numbers of positive cases.
  2. MCp p value for the Monte Carlo test.
  3. *Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05.