Table 1

Frequency of each genotype of the MMP-1 promoter

No.1G/1G1G/2G2G/2G
Controls15030 (0.20)56 (0.37)64 (0.43)
Ovarian Cancera16318 (0.11)84 (0.52)b61 (0.37)b
  • a Normal tissue samples from ovarian cancer patients. The relative frequency of each genotype is shown in parantheses.

  • b The frequency of 1G/2G and 2G/2G genotypes in ovarian cancers (89%) was higher than that in controls (80%; P = 0.028).