Skip to main content

Table 1 Donors of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and intervertebral disc (IVD) materials for coculture experiments

From: Osteogenic differentiation of bone marrow stromal cells is hindered by the presence of intervertebral disc cells

  Bone marrow-derived MSCs IVD cells
Coculture experiment MSC donor Birth year Patient age, years Sex IVD donor Disc level Grade of disc degeneration Birth year Patient age, years Sex Type
1 1 1932 81 F 1 L1–L2 Unknown 1988 25 M T
2 2 1951 62 F 1 L1–L2 Unknown 1988 25 M T
3 3 1958 55 M 2 L1–L2 Pfirrmann 2 (CT) 1975 38 M D, T
4 3 1958 55 M 3 L4–L5 Pfirrmann 3 (CT) 1957 56 M SD
5 4 1957 57 F 2 L1–L2 Pfirrmann 2 (CT) 1975 38 M D, T
6 4 1957 57 F 4 L4–L5 Pfirrmann 3 (CT) 1957 56 M SD
7 4 1957 57 F 5 L1–L2 Pfirrmann 1–2 (MRI) 1978 35 M T
8 5 1989 25 M 6 T12–L1 Unknown 1978 36 M SD
  1. MSCs were isolated from five patients and IVD cells were isolated from six patients. F female, M male, L lumbar vertebra, CT computed tomography, MRI magnetic resonance imaging, T traumatic disc, D degenerative disc, SD symptomatic degenerative disc