[Gene expressions of DNA methyltransferase 1 and human leukocyte antigen-DRalpha in hepatocelluar carcinoma and their clinical significance].

OBJECTIVE To investigate the clinical significance and prognostic value of the expression of DNA methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1) and human leukocyte antigen-DRalpha (HLA-DRalpha) in hepatocelluar carcinoma (HCC). METHODS Paraffin-embedded tissues of 234 HCC underwent curative liver resection and 18 healthy adult liver samples from January 1991 to June 2002 in… CONTINUE READING