Table 1 Experimental groups and donor information.
Experimental groupsAbbreviationDonorsTissue samplesAge rangeAverage ageMale/female ratio
Nonatherosclerotic, <50 yearsNAth<50101314–39270.67
Nonatherosclerotic, >50 yearsNAth>5091254–65581.25
Atherosclerotic nonplaque, >50 yearsAthnp121557–64570.50
Atherosclerotic plaque, >50 yearsAthp101357–65570.43