Table 2

Methylation analysis of MIR200B/MIR200A/MIR429 cluster in CRC patients and reference group

MIR200B/MIR200A/MIR429 clusterCRC patientsReference group
Tumor tissue*
n=50 (%)
Adjacent normal tissue*
n=50 (%)
Peripheral blood*
n=40 (%)
Peripheral blood*
n=40 (%)
Methylated and unmethylated alleles50 (100)48 (96)40 (100)40 (100)
Only methylated alleles02 (4)00
Only unmethylated alleles0000
  • *Comparisons among the colorectal tissues and peripheral blood of CRC patients and between the groups were not significant (p>0.05).

  • CRC, colorectal cancer.