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Table 1 Samples used in the study

From: Colorectal adenoma and carcinoma specific miRNA profiles in biopsy and their expression in plasma specimens

Sample types Patients groups Methods
Normal Tubular adenoma Tubulovillous adenoma Adeno-carcinoma
FF tissue biopsy n = 20 n = 11 n = 9 n = 20 Microarray
Matched plasma n = 4 n = 4 n = 4 n = 4 Microarray
FF tissue biopsy (pooled) Pooled tissue samples Real-time PCR
n1 = 1–10
n2 = 11–20
n1 = 1–11 n1 = 1–9 n1 = 1–10
n2 = 11–20
Matched plasma n = 3 n = 3 n = 3 n = 3 Real-time PCR
FFPET surgical tissue n = 3 n = 3 n = 3 Real-time PCR
  1. FF fresh frozen, FFPET formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue