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Table 1 Demographic data for donors of keloid and normal skin samples

From: Partial epithelial-mesenchymal transition in keloid scars: regulation of keloid keratinocyte gene expression by transforming growth factor-β1

Strain # Age (years) Gender Race Body site Scar durationa
Keloid scar
 746K 15 Male African American Face 8 yearsb
 795K 20 Female African American Neck 2.5 yearsb
 797K 10 Male White Ear 2 yearsb
 821K 12 Male White Abdomen 2 years
 823K 17 Male African American Ear 1.5 years
 843K 16 Male White Face 1 year
 860K 9 Female African American Face 3 years
 874K 22 Male African American Back 3 yearsb
Normal skin
 594 23 Male White Unknown NA
 737 16 Female African American Breast NA
 811 24 Female African American Breast NA
 815 17 Female White Breast NA
 877 17 Female African American Breast NA
 879 12 Female White Thigh NA
 880 15 Female White Breast NA
 886 17 Male African American Abdomen NA
  1. NA not applicable
  2. aApproximate time in years since original injury or previous excision
  3. bRecurrent scar