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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients

From: High expression of endoplasmic reticulum chaperone grp94 is a novel molecular hallmark of malignant plasma cells in multiple myeloma

  MM MGUS and SMM NPC
(n) (n) (n)
Total 20 7 15
 Male 12 2 12
 Female 8 5 3
Range of age (years) 32–75 54–72 38–76
ISS    
 Stage I 4   
 Stage II 1   
 Stage III 13   
Type of monoclonal component    
 IgG, κ 10 3  
 IgG, λ 1 2  
 IgA 2 1  
 Light chain 7 1  
 Non-secretory 0   
β2 microglobulin 5.8   
Median number of prior regimens 2   
Auto HSCT 3   
Prior bortezomib 14   
Prior lenalidomide 9   
Prior thalidomide 2