Table 1

Characteristics of the RTT patient and control brain samples used in this study

Age

Sex

Diagnosis

Mutation

Cause of death


CTL-1

23 y

M

Duchanne muscular dystrophy

-

Pulmonary infection


CTL-2

11 y

M

healthy boy

-

Cardiac infarction


CTL-3

69 y

M

ALS

-

Pneumonia


CTL-4

37 y

M

CP (Athetosis)

-

Hepatocellular carcinoma


RTT-1

8 y

F

Rett syndrome

R255X

Drowning


RTT-2

24 y

F

Rett syndrome

R255X

Respiratory failure


RTT-3

10 y

F

Rett syndrome

R270X

unknown


RTT-4

20 y

F

Rett syndrome

N.D.

unknown


Miyake et al. BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:81   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-12-81

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