Skip to main content

Table 2 Correlation analysis of chemokine concentrations and tumour characteristics

From: Serum-derived factors of breast cancer patients with brain metastases alter permeability of a human blood–brain barrier model

Correlates with:MCP-1 (pg/ml)RANTES (pg/ml)SDF-1a/b (pg/ml)BCA-1 (pg/ml)CCL20 (pg/ml)GradingKi67 staining
Fractalkine (pg/ml)r− 0.030.090.180.190.040.130.18
p0.830.450.120.110.730.330.20
MCP-1 (pg/ml)r 0.238*0.13− 0.120.00− 0.040.02
p 0.040.260.290.990.790.87
RANTES (pg/ml)r  0.200.040.05− 0.090.19
p  0.050.680.600.440.11
SDF-1a/b (pg/ml)r   0.02− 0.12− 0.090.17
p   0.830.240.410.15
BCA-1 (pg/ml)r    0.362**− 0.040.08
p    < 0.010.720.51
CCL20 (pg/ml)r     0.000.15
p     0.980.24
Gradingr      0.456**
p      < 0.01
  1. r correlation coefficient (the positive “r” means positive correlation, while the negative “r” means negative correlation; the closer r value to 1 or − 1, the greater the correlation)
  2. p: p value indicating statistical significance
  3. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01