Table I ACAT1 expression in castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer specimens
Tissue typeNumber of positive samplesaStaining percentage (%)p value compared to normalb
Normal prostate1/812.5NA
Lung and liver metastasis12/1963.20.0329
Lymph node metastasis19/2867.90.0121
Bone metastasis64/7486.50.0001
  • a Positive staining is defined as a score of 2 or higher, based on the pathologist's score assessment.

  • b p value was calculated using a χ2 test.