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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study subjects

From: Inhibition of miR-199a-5p rejuvenates aged mesenchymal stem cells derived from patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and improves their therapeutic efficacy in experimental pulmonary fibrosis

Total subjects IPF Control p value
  6 7
Males/females (n) 6/0 6/1
Age (year), mean ± SEM 60.5 ± 3.02 59.5 ± 5.4 0.775
Disease duration (year), mean ± SEM 1.9 ± 0.8
FVC (L), mean ± SEM 2.4 ± 0.7 3.9 ± 0.3 < 0.001
FVC%, mean ± SEM 65.9 ± 13 92.7 ± 5.2 <0.001
DLCO%, mean ± SEM 47.4 ± 7.4 97.1 ± 5.4 0.003
Location of the fat biopsy Subcutaneous Subcutaneous
  1. IPF idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, FVC forced vital capacity, DLCO carbon monoxide diffusing capacity