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Table 2 Quantification of tracheal epithelial cells with abnormal mitochondria

From: Effects of the common polymorphism in the human aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) gene on the lung

  Basal cells Club cells Ciliated cells
WT 17% (n = 30) 14% (n = 66) 0% (n = 63)
WT (aged) 24% (n = 34) 11% (n = 61) 0% (n = 50)
Aldh2*2 Tg 19% (n = 31) 13% (n = 61) 0% (n = 53)
Aldh2 −/− 88% (n = 41) 96% (n = 75) 14% (n = 65)
  1. Percentage of cells with more than 80% of its mitochondria abnormal within a cell type
  2. (n = Number of cells examined per group)