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Table 4 Correlation of antibodies to the β− or γ−subunit with histological stages and disease activity of PBC

From: Analysis of the clinical relevance of antimitochondrial antibodies to the β- and γ-subunits of the F1F0-ATPase in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis

  Histological stages Disease activity
Antibodies to the I/II (n = 45) III/IV (n = 14) Inactive (n = 37) Active (n = 22)
β−subunit γ−subunit Number (%)
+ + 12 (27) 5 (36) 10 (27) 7 (32)
+ - 1 (2) 1 (7) 1 (3) 1 (5)
- + 13 (29) 3 (21) 10 (27) 6 (27)
- - 19 (42) 5 (36) 16 (43) 8 (36)
  1. Analysis of 59 patients.