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Table 5 Intensity of the immunoreactive EGFR, Ki-67, CD31 and Factor VIII positive cells in the ulcerated stomach treated with Folic acid (FA) and Omeprazole (OMEP)

From: Folic acid protects and heals gastric mucosa: role of acid output, inflammatory cytokines, angiogenic and growth factors

  Day 5 Day 10
UC FA (2 mg/kg) FA (3 mg/kg) OMEP UC FA (2 mg/kg) FA (3 mg/kg) OMEP
EGFR + + + ++ + ++ +++ +++
Ki-67 + + + ++ ++ ++ +++ +++
CD31 + + + + ++ ++ +++ +++
Factor VIII + + + + + + +++ +++
  1. UC acetic acid ulcer control, 2FA 2 mg/kg Folic acid, 3FA 3 mg/kg Folic acid, OMEP omeprazole
  2. −, No expression
  3. +, Very mild surface/deep expression
  4. ++, Mild and focal (< 50%) or diffuse (> 50%) surface or deep expression
  5. +++, Moderate focal or diffuse surface or deep expression