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Table 7 Correlations between BMP-7 mRNA levels and studied markers among groups

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

BMP 7 Grade Stage Ductular reaction CK 19 FGF 2 Gremlin
HCV       
r −0.311 0.217 0.076 0.264 0.136 0.051
p 0.241 0.418 0.780 0.324 0.608 0.851
Cirrhosis       
r 0.284 0.134 0.576 * 0.065 0.196 0.602*
p 0.326 0.635 0.031 0.825 0.501 0.023
  1. Rho (r): Spearman coefficient.
  2. * Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05.