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Table 1 Aluminium content of 49 tissue samples taken from the frontal lobe of an individual with Alzheimer’s disease

From: Elevated brain aluminium and early onset Alzheimer’s disease in an individual occupationally exposed to aluminium: a case report

Brain sample ID Wet weight (g) Dry weight (g) Weight change (%) Al μg/g dry weight
1 0.431 0.044 89.8 7.59
2* 0.167 0.002 98.8 33.11
3 0.263 0.017 93.5 2.06
4 0.243 0.022 90.9 1.35
5 0.260 0.019 92.7 4.62
6 0.234 0.014 94.0 <MB
7 0.192 0.026 86.5 2.54
8 0.165 0.016 90.4 <MB
9 0.153 0.020 87.0 <MB
10 0.173 0.012 93.1 1.96
11 0.242 0.013 94.6 2.22
12 0.290 0.090 69.0 0.92
13 0.229 0.026 88.6 2.26
14* 0.208 0.006 97.1 54.07
15 0.384 0.030 92.2 4.41
16 0.250 0.017 93.2 2.58
17 0.362 0.027 92.5 3.42
18* 0.219 0.001 99.5 211.67
19 0.401 0.025 93.8 12.97
20 0.301 0.028 90.7 4.16
21 0.217 0.016 92.6 2.26
22 0.405 0.033 91.8 4.02
23 0.419 0.045 89.3 4.81
24 0.513 0.107 79.1 0.93
25 0.457 0.028 93.9 12.34
26 0.516 0.069 86.6 1.60
27 0.359 0.039 89.1 1.76
28 0.294 0.023 92.2 3.84
29 0.321 0.024 92.3 8.55
30 0.435 0.060 86.2 2.33
31 0.284 0.029 89.8 3.79
32 0.450 0.042 90.7 1.47
33 0.543 0.061 88.8 1.85
34 0.388 0.042 89.2 2.45
35 0.604 0.092 84.8 1.02
36 0.392 0.071 81.9 1.04
37 0.422 0.116 72.5 0.61
38 0.288 0.036 87.5 5.45
39 0.611 0.236 61.4 1.39
40 0.353 0.081 77.0 3.24
41 0.394 0.106 73.1 2.35
42 0.395 0.100 74.7 2.60
43 0.479 0.161 66.4 1.89
44 0.492 0.171 65.2 1.03
45 0.423 0.126 70.2 1.31
46 0.309 0.059 80.9 0.89
47 0.382 0.098 74.3 3.57
48 0.318 0.076 76.1 2.72
49 0.267 0.055 79.4 2.70
Mean (SD) 0.354 (0.113) 0.058 (0.048) 85.0 (9.1) 2.98 (2.73)
  1. Al, aluminium; MB, method blank; SD, standard deviation; *Excluded from mean.