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Table 3 Percent of cases in different disease groups where astroglial tau pathology was seen without neuronal tau pathology

From: Sequential stages and distribution patterns of aging-related tau astrogliopathy (ARTAG) in the human brain

  PSP CBD PiD All other
TA GFA AP GFA RA GFA TA GFA
Frontal 1.1 5.2 2.6 2.5 0 0 0.2 1
Parietal 7.7 11 0 0 0 5 0 1.4
Temporal 4.3 3.1 2.5 2.4 0 0 0 0.6
Occipital 26.2 32.9 2.6 7.3 5.3 26.3 0 0.3
Amygdala 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Dentate gyrusa 0 2.2 0 0 0 0 0 1.4
Striatum 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 1.5
Substantia nigra 0 0 0 0 0 4.8 0 0.6
  1. TA tufted astrocyte, AP astrocytic plaque, RA ramified astrocyte, GFA granular/fuzzy astrocyte
  2. aNote that in the dentate gyrus the morphology resembles thorn-shaped astrocytes