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Table 3 The results of statistical analysis of metallothionein (MT), RCAS1, CD68, CD56, CD16, CD25 and CD69 expression in ovarian endometriosis, scar endometriomas and secretory endometrium performed by Kruskal-Wallis analysis of variance (ANOVA) test. (± SE – standard error).

From: Comparison of RCAS1 and metallothionein expression and the presence and activity of immune cells in human ovarian and abdominal wall endometriomas

Antigens Ovarian endometriosis Scar endometriosis Control group p
RCAS1 0.684 (± 0.149) 0.666 (± 0.168) 1.583 (± 0.173) 0.0026
MT – glandular epithelium 0.211 (± 0.159) 1.800 (± 0.179) 2.167 (± 0.185) <0.001
MT – stroma 1.000 (± 0.162) 2.200 (± 0.182) 0.000 (± 0.189) <0.001
CD56 0.579 (± 0.135) 0.400 (± 0.152) 2.000 (± 0.186) <0.001
CD16 1.789 (± 0.240) 1.600 (± 0.270) 2.300 (± 0.331) 0.292
CD68 2.579 (± 0.227) 2.000 (± 0.256) 2.800 (± 0.313) 0.024
CD25 0.421 (± 0.239) 1.667 (± 0.268) 0.300 (± 0.329) 0.009
CD69 0.895 (± 0.259) 1.200 (± 0.292) 0.300 (± 0.357) 0.167