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Table 3 Comparing the mRNA expression between control and case groups

From: Lack of association among TNF-α gene expression, -308 polymorphism (G > A) and virulence markers of Helicobacter pylori

Gene Histology analyses n RQ Mean ± SD p
Control group (n = 37) Case groups
TNF-α Normal gastric tissue Hp-
(RQ: 1.072 ± 0.45)
Gastritis 70 2.912 ± 2.03 0.0001*
Gastritis Hp+ 47 3.774 ± 1.98 0.0001*
Gastritis Hp- 23 1.297 ± 0.89 0.3697
Neoplasic Hp+ 21 1.163 ± 1.09 0.6332
  1. Hp: Helicobacter pylori; n: number of samples; RQ: relative quantification; SD: standard deviation; *: statistical difference when p < 0.05