Table 1.

Clinical information regarding the brain tissue used in this study

AgeSexBrain weightPostmortem delay (h)Fixation time (weeks)Reason for termination of pregnancy
10 gwMNDND3Spontaneous abortus
16 gwF15 g73Spontaneous abortus
20 gwF23 g6FrozenHeart defect
22 gwM24 g63Spontaneous abortus
29 gwM131 g83Heart defect
3 monthsM572 g73
7 monthsM962 g93
  • ND, Not determined or available; gw, gestational week; M, male; F, female.