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Table 6 Human donor tissue characteristics.

From: Expressed sequence tag analysis of adult human optic nerve for NEIBank: Identification of cell type and tissue markers

Number Age Sex Cause of Death Time to dissection (hr)
1 41 F Liver abscess 39
2 62 M Pneumonia 30
3 74 F CHF 36
5 74 M Prostate Ca. 48
4 76 F Pulm. Emb. 30
6 80 M Pneumonia 27
7 92 M CVA 36
  1. Optic nerve samples were obtained from 7 human donors (column 1). The age of each donor is shown in column 2, and their sex in column 3. Cause of death is indicated (column 4) and the time from demise to dissection, isolation and storage is shown in column 5.