Table 4

Associations between nuclear receptor and COX-2 expression in colorectal tumors

PPARγ

PPARδ

RXRα

RARα

RARβ

RARγ

COX-2


PPARγ

1.000

0.390 (0.002)a

0.364 (0.004)

0.408 (0.001)

0.105 (n.s.)

0.436 (<0.001)

-0.191 (n.s.)

PPARδ

1.000

0.620 (<0.001)

0.773 (<0.001)

0.571 (<0.001)

0.601 (<0.001)

0.407 (n.s.)

RXRα

1.000

0.577 (<0.001)

0.438 (<0.001)

0.425 (0.001)

0.161 (n.s.)

RARα

1.000

0.581 (<0.001)

0.538 (<0.001)

0.291 (0.024)

RARβ

1.000

0.434 (0.001)

0.453 (<0.001)

RARγ

1.000

0.202 (n.s.)

COX-2

1.000


n.s. not significant

a correlation coefficient with the p value from Spearman's test in parentheses

Delage et al. Nutrition Journal 2007 6:20   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-6-20

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