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Table 1 Clinical details of MS patients and control subjects

From: Small heat shock proteins are induced during multiple sclerosis lesion development in white but not grey matter

A. Tissues used for RT-PCR analysis
Donor Age Gender PM delay (h:m) Diagnosis Cause of death
1 51 M 7.30 CON Euthanasia; esophageal cancer
2 56 M 9.15 CON Myocardial infarction
3 62 M 7.20 CON Unknown
4 66 F 6.00 MS (N/A) Unknown
5 61 M 9.15 MS (SP) Euthanasia
6 50 F 7.35 MS (SP) Euthanasia
7 66 F 9.35 MS (PP) Euthanasia
B. Tissues used for immunohistochemical studies
1 51 M 7.30 CON Euthanasia; esophageal carcinoma
2 56 M 9.15 CON Myocardial infarction
5 61 M 9.15 MS (SP) Euthanasia
6 50 F 7.35 MS (SP) Euthanasia
7 66 F 9.35 MS (PP) Euthanasia
8 82 M 6.53 CON Pleuritis carcinomatosis
9 87 M 6.32 CON Pneumonia
10 66 M 7.45 CON Ruptured abdominal aorta aneurysm
11 88 M 7.00 CON End stage rectum and prostate carcinoma
12 60 F 7.30 CON Infection e.c.i
13 51 M 7.45 CON Suicide
14 41 F 8.25 MS (SP) Unknown
15 43 F 10.45 MS (SP) Subdural haematoma, pneumonia
16 56 M 8.00 MS (SP) Pneumonia
17 78 F 11.10 MS (N/A) Cerebrovascular accident
18 66 M 7.30 MS (PP) Ileus
19 77 F 10.00 MS (SP) Euthanasia
20 45 M 7.45 MS (N/A) Pulmonary embolism
21 83 M 7.50 MS (PP) Aspiration pneumonia
22 74 M 10.15 MS (N/A) Cardio-respiratory insufficiency
23 54 M 8.15 MS (PP) Euthanasia
24 53 M 10.00 MS (SP) Euthanasia
25 56 F 8.25 MS (SP) Pneumonia
26 54 M 10.50 MS (N/A) Euthanasia
27 87 F 9.30 MS (N/A) Renal insufficiency
  1. PM post mortem, M male, F female, CON control, MS multiple sclerosis, SP secondary progressive, PP primary progressive, N/A not known