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Table 1 Study Subjects.

From: Glutathione Peroxidase 4 is associated with Neuromelanin in Substantia Nigra and Dystrophic Axons in Putamen of Parkinson's brain

  Control (n = 11) PD (n = 12)
Age Range (YR): 76.6-91.7 79.6-92.9
Age at Death (YR): 84.0 ± 1.3 84.2 ± 1.0
Post-Mortem Interval (HR): 17.01 ± 2.7 9.57 ± 4.1
Median (and Range) Braak stage: 0 (0) 5.5 (5-6)
Total SN Cell Density: 21.7 ± 1.9 8.2 ± 1.4
Lateral-Ventral SN Cell Density: 27.6 ± 3.3 5.2 ± 1.6
  1. indicates significantly different from controls (P < 0.0001).
  2. HAAS subject information obtained at autopsy. Methods published previously [19].
  3. All decedents were American-born males of Japanese ancestry living in Hawaii. Data are mean ± SEM unless indicated otherwise.