Table 5

Nuclear receptor and COX-2 mRNA expression in colorectal tumors of patients with BMI < 25

Gene

n

Healthy colon mucosa

Tumor tissue

pa



Median

Range

Median

Range


PPARγ

9

1.00

(0.65–3.19)

1.17

(0.35–3.67)

n.s.

PPARδ

9

1.35

(0.69–2.34)

1.55

(0.57–4.96)

0.012

RXRα

9

0.76

(0.37–1.20)

1.09

(0.54–1.84)

<0.001

RARα

9

1.09

(0.69–1.85)

1.58

(0.95–3.93)

<0.001

RARβ

9

1.53

(0.52–2.49)

2.78

(0.18–8.49)

0.001

RARγ

9

1.21

(0.76–3.68)

4.49

(0.91–9.68)

<0.001

COX-2

9

1.11

(0.51–3.48)

12.40

(0.50–560.46)

<0.001


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

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