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Table 2 Demographic features of subjects whose annulus cells were studied in three-dimensional gene expression analyses

From: Asporin, a susceptibility gene in osteoarthritis, is expressed at higher levels in the more degenerate human intervertebral disc

Subject Age (years)/gender Site Thompson grade Other information
1 23/M L5 to S1 I Surgical specimen
2 45/F T5 to T6 II Surgical specimen
3 52/F L2 to L3 III CHTN: cardiac dysfunction
4 36/F L5 to S1 III Surgical specimen
5 31/M L5 to S1 III Surgical specimen
6 46/F L2 to L3 III Surgical specimen
7 28/F L5 to S1 III Surgical specimen
8 65/F T12 to L1 IV Surgical specimen
9 32/F L5 to S1 IV Surgical specimen
10 60/M L4 to L5 IV Surgical specimen
11 59/F L3 to L4 IV Surgical specimen
12 72/F L4 to 5 IV Surgical specimen
13 45/M L5 to S1 V Surgical specimen
  1. CHTN, Cooperative Human Tissue Network; F, female; L, lumbar; M, male; S, sacral.