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Table 3 Analysis of fluorescence ratios of genes known to be involved in cancer invasion.

From: Defining signal thresholds in DNA microarrays: exemplary application for invasive cancer

Gene Invasive signal Non-invasive signal Ratio Confidence category
  Array 1 Array 2 Array 1 Array 2 Array 1 Array 2  
TIMP-1 1.70 0.92 0.25 0.30 6.9 3.1 A
TIMP-2 0.63 0.25 0.24 0.70 2.5 0.4  
MMP-9 4.16 2.22 1.70 1.01 2.5 2.2  
Ln-5, γ2 1.27 1.22 0.06 0.03 22.5 35.5 B
Integrin α3 0.24 0.16 0.12 0.06 2.0 2.8  
Ln-5, β3 0.15 0.06 0.09 0.04 1.9 1.6 C
  1. Ratios were qualitatively assigned to confidence categories according to their level of expression. All ratios met p < 0.05. TM was 0.18 for array 1 and 0.09 for array 2.