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Table 1 The association between HBx and E-cadherin, vimentin and clinical parameters in HCC

From: Hepatitis B virus x protein induces epithelial-mesenchymal transition of hepatocellular carcinoma cells by regulating long non-coding RNA

Parameters HBx negative (n = 14) HBx positive (n = 33) P Value
Age 50.0 ± 8.7 49.7 ± 9.3  
Sex (male/female) 13/1 27/6  
Grade
 I-II 8 21  
 III-IV 6 12  
Tumour size (diameter)
  ≤ 3 cm 7 14  
>3 cm 7 19  
AFP (≥300 ng/L) 6 11  
Creatinine (μmol/L) 68.0 ± 16.5 72.7 ± 40.5  
Urea nitrogen (mmol/L) 5.3 ± 0.6 5.2 ± 1.4  
CEA (ng/ml) 3.9 ± 2.3 3.1 ± 1.6  
E-cadherin 6.5 ± 2.5 4.1 ± 1.8 <0.05
Vimentin 3.5 ± 2.1 6.2 ± 3.1 <0.05