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Table 4 Samples of human hippocampus were obtained from the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Emory University

From: Hirano bodies differentially modulate cell death induced by tau and the amyloid precursor protein intracellular domain

Case number Age at death Race/sex
AD-1 81 Male
AD-2 83 Caucasian male
AD-3 66 African American female
Control-1 88 Caucasian female
Control-2 94 Caucasian male
  1. Samples were screened for presence of Hirano bodies, and were derived from patients with AD, or control subjects that had no known history of neurological disease and no neuropathological changes indicative of neurodegenerative disease at autopsy.