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Table 4 Main clinical and neuropathological data for subjects

From: Identification of valid reference genes for the normalization of RT qPCR gene expression data in human brain tissue

Diagnosis Sex Age Braak Stage PM Delay (min) CSF pH
AD f 81 4 193 6.54
  f 85 4 220 6.59
  f 77 5 215 6.67
  m 95 5 185 6.4
  m 58 6 385 6.42
  f 87 6 300 6.66
Mean ± S.D.   80.50 ± 11.49   249.67 ± 71.09 6.55 ± 0.11
PD m 75 n/a 255 6.42
  f 83 3 290 6.76
  f 80 3 480 6.85
  m 82 3 425 7.64
  f 80 3 255 6.50
  f 84 1 370 6.50
Mean ± S.D.   80.67 ± 2.92   345.83 ± 86.09 6.78 ± 0.41
DLB f 79 1 200 6.4
  m 74 1 255 6.12
  m 81 2 345 6.63
  m 86 2 472 n/a
  f 79 3 235 6.72
  m 95 2 270 6.6
Mean ± S.D.   82.33 ± 6.67   296.17 ± 90.07 6.49 ± 0.21
Controls f 69 1 375 6.59
  f 72 1 405 6.52
  m 79 1 320 6.72
  m 83 1 275 6.49
  f 88 2 340 n/a
Mean ± S.D.   78.20 ± 6.97   343.00 ± 44.79 6.58 ± 0.09
  1. Unpaired t-tests were used to verify that the AD, PD, DLB and control groups were matched for age, post-mortem (PM) delay and pH of CSF.