Table 1

Clinical characteristics of human hepatocyte donors

SubjectRaceAgeGenderDisease/Drug History
Years
HH745White65FSmoker1-a
HH840White63MMeningioma, HTN, arthritis, NIDDM
HH841White60MSmoker, HTN
HH845White59FHTN, arthritis
HH867White40MNone
HH870White37MSmoker, marijuana
HH872White20MSmoker, marijuana, LSD, XTC
HH886White60MEnlarged heart, diabetes
HH899White23FNone
HH903Hispanic42FNone
HH921White6FHTN
HH926White35FSmoker, drinker,1-b HTN
HH933White20MDrinker
HH940White28MNone
HH954White62MNone
  • HTN, hypertension; IDDM, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus; LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide; XTC, 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine; NIDDM, non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.

  • 1-a  A smoker is defined as a user of 1 pack of cigarettes/day.

  • 1-b  A drinker is defined as an individual who consumes at least 50 g of ethanol/day.