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Table 1 Demographic data on surgical disc samples (M = male; F = female)

From: Curcuma DMSO extracts and curcumin exhibit an anti-inflammatory and anti-catabolic effect on human intervertebral disc cells, possibly by influencing TLR2 expression and JNK activity

Nr. Sex Age Level Pathology Grade Experiments
1 F 15 L5/S1 Herniation 4 G
2 M 35 L4/5 Herniation 4 G
3 M 46 L3/4 Herniation 3 G
4 M 60 L4/5 Herniation 4 G
5 F 56 L1/2 Herniation 5 G
6 F 48 L4/5 Herniation 4 G
7 M 59 L5/S1 DDD 4 G
8 M 39 L4/5 Herniation 3 G
9 M 60 L4/5 Herniation 3 G
10 F 51 L4/5 DDD 4 G
11 F 48 L4/5 DDD 3 G
12 M 59 L5/S1 Herniation 3 G
13 F 42 L4/5 Herniation 4 G
14 M 28 L5/S1 Herniation 3 V
15 F 71 L1/2 Herniation 5 V
16 F 46 L5/S1 Herniation 5 V
17 M 61 L4/5 Herniation 3 V
18 F 59 L4/5 Herniation 3 V
19 M 57 L4/5 Herniation 4 P
20 M 48 L4/5 Herniation 3 P
21 F 23 L5/S1 Herniation 3 P
22 F 43 L4/5 Herniation 4 P
23 M 49 L5/S1 Herniation 4 P
24 F 50 L5/S1 Herniation 3 P
25 F 45 L5/S1 Herniation 4 P
26 F 40 L4/5 Herniation 4 P
27 N 26 L4/5 Herniation 4 P
  1. Grade = Pfirrmann Grading; Pathology: DDD = Degenerative disc disease Experiments: V = Viability, G = Gene expression analysis, P = Pathway analysis.