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Table 2 Real-time RT-PCR results in groups with/without preoperative RT and with/without postoperative cervical WHDs

From: NOS1-, NOS3-, PIK3CA-, and MAPK-pathways in skin following radiation therapy

Gen Median Expression per GAPDH Median Expression per GAPDH
RT No RT   WHD No WHD  
N (%) N (%) p Value N (%) N (%) p Value
MAPK 9.32 E-01 9.65 E-03 .263 9.36 E-01 1.15 E-01 .043*
  15 (50) 15 (50)   13 (43.3) 17 (56.7)  
NOS1 6.65 E-05 5.86 E + 14 .178 7.67 E-05 5.173 E + 14 .241
  15 (50) 15 (50)   13 (43.3) 17 (56.7)  
NOS3 9.66 E-04 7.77 E-04 .089 9.86 E-04 7.84 E-04 .680
  15 (50) 15 (50)   13 (43.3) 17 (56.7)  
PIK3CA 1.99 E + 17 2.16 E + 06 .049* 6.48 E + 03 1.76 E + 17 .391
  15 (50) 15 (50)   13 (43.3) 17 (56.7)  
  1. Abbreviations: WHD wound healing disorder; RT radiation therapy; RT-PCR reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction
  2. Data in parentheses are percentages, unless noted otherwise; *statistically significant difference at α = 0.05