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Table 2 The dopaminergic neuron density and the proportion of Lewy body-bearing neurons

From: High expression of α-synuclein in damaged mitochondria with PLA2G6 dysfunction

Area   Density of dopaminergic neurons
Control PD PLAN
(n = 5) (n = 7) (n = 1)
Substantia nigra LB harbouring neuron 0 1 (1) 6
total neuron 84 (14) 13 (6) 17
Locus coeruleus LB harbouring neuron 0 1 (3) 17
total neuron 77 (13) 9 (10) 81
  1. TH tyrosine hydroxylase, Density of TH (+) neurons mean (SD) per mm2, control non-neurodegenerative disease, PD Parkinson disease, PLAN PLA2G6-associated neurodegeneration, LB Lewy body