Diagnosis Number cases Mean &plusm; SEM of S-ncmtRNA Mean &plusm; SEM of AS-ncmtRNA Fold of down-regulation As-ncmtRNA   p value
Normal (RAFT) 3 9.178 &plusm; 1.947 13.53 &plusm; 3.482 0.678 &plusm; 0.559 0.3367
Non tumoral 20 4.551 &plusm; 1.320 0.8635 &plusm; 0.603 5.27 &plusm; 2.18 0.0153
CIN 1 – 2 18 6.906 &plusm; 1.749 0.5477 &plusm; 0.234 12.6 &plusm; 7.47 0.001
CIN 3 17 15.13 &plusm; 3.442 2.275 &plusm; 1.205 6.65 &plusm; 2.85 0.0013
Invasive SCC 21 10.67 &plusm; 2.029 2.554 &plusm; 0.897 4.17 &plusm; 2.26 0.0007
Noncoding mitochondrial RNAs and cervical cancer progression
Table 3: Summary of the quantification of AS-ncmtRNA down-regulation throughout cervical cancer progression.