Journal of Lipids / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Hydroxyurea Therapy Mobilises Arachidonic Acid from Inner Cell Membrane Aminophospholipids in Patients with Homozygous Sickle Cell Disease

Table 1

Characteristics of the HU-treated and untreated HbSS patients and healthy (HbAA) subjects.

CharacteristicsHU-treated HbSSHU-untreated HbSSHealthy control (HbAA)

Number of subjects191720
Gender (Male/Female)8/117/109/11
Age ± SD (year)14.5 ± 4.314.5 ± 6.19.7 ± 6.7
Weight ± SD (kg)36 ± 7.131.5 ± 11.836.1 ± 14.6
Height ± SD (cm)146.9 ± 15.3127.8 ± 25.5146.3 ± 15.0