Table IV Expressional profiles of ST gene family in HCC and transitional tissues
GeneRelative mRNA expression (×103)p value
HCC tissuesTransitional tissues
ST3GAL147.791 ± 16.12349.343 ± 16.0520.494
ST3GAL219.332 ± 9.87421.416 ± 9.1090.121
ST3GAL314.125 ± 8.24612.612 ± 6.5070.149
ST3GAL413.612 ± 7.28212.240 ± 6.5170.159
ST3GAL538.134 ± 18.66529.542 ± 13.3890.001a
ST3GAL623.019 ± 16.30615.928 ± 10.3160.001a
ST6GAL132.735 ± 18.93218.662 ± 9.9810.001a
ST6GAL27.032 ± 5.1148.016 ± 6.2270.221
ST6GALNAC18.703 ± 6.5817.902 ± 4.9490.329
ST6GALNAC26.639 ± 5.2218.908 ± 5.4180.003a
ST6GALNAC30.004 ± 0.0030.005 ± 0.0040.146
ST6GALNAC418.981 ± 8.12821.339 ± 9.1930.055
ST6GALNAC50.013 ± 0.0080.011 ± 0.0070.061
ST6GALNAC617.865 ± 8.98514.604 ± 8.2810.008a
ST8SIA12.389 ± 1.3912.105 ± 1.1270.113
ST8SIA24.356 ± 2.1026.032 ± 4.7740.002a
ST8SIA30.008 ± 0.0060.010 ± 0.0090.064
ST8SIA418.941 ± 11.43222.068 ± 15.5170.105
ST8SIA50.009 ± 0.0070.011 ± 0.0080.06
ST8SIA60.006 ± 0.0050.007 ± 0.0040.118
  • a p < 0.05 versus transitional tissues.