Table 1

Characteristics of donors and of liver cell preparations

DonorAgeSexCell Yield1-a (×10−6cells)Viability1-b
years %
A56Male20.797
B26Female14.690
C59Female21.394
D71Male26.392
E41Male17.878
F71Female17.585
G33Female20.893
H58Female23.897
I51Male24.088
J68Female21.891
K52Female18.090
L49Female14.389
M64Female27.495
N64Male15.095
O54Female26.790
P43Male27.892
  • 1-a Total number of viable hepatocytes obtained per gram of wet tissue.

  • 1-b Viability was assessed by the trypan blue exclusion test.