Table 1.

Host characteristics of the 16 study subjects in the MiRNA microarray experiments

Sample pairID of disease tissueID of normal tissueDisease typeGradeAge at diagnosis (y)GenderEthnicitySmoking status
LGD12312 (LGD-T1)2311 (LGD-N1)Barrett's esophagusLow-grade dysplasia61MaleCaucasianCurrent
LGD21782 (LGD-T2)1781 (LGD-N2)Barrett's esophagusLow-grade dysplasia82MaleCaucasianNever
LGD31503 (LGD-T3)1502 (LGD-N3)Barrett's esophagusLow-grade dysplasia75MaleCaucasianFormer
LGD43437 (LGD-T4)3436 (LGD-N4)Barrett's esophagusLow-grade dysplasia71MaleCaucasianNever
LGD53660 (LGD-T5)3659 (LGD-N5)Barrett's esophagusLow-grade dysplasia58MaleCaucasianFormer
HGD12732 (HGD-T1)2731 (HGD-N1)Barrett's esophagusHigh-grade dysplasia62FemaleCaucasianFormer
HGD23495 (HGD-T2)3494 (HGD-N2)Barrett's esophagusHigh-grade dysplasia79MaleCaucasianFormer
HGD35307 (HGD-T3)5305 (HGD-N3)Barrett's esophagusHigh-grade dysplasia80MaleCaucasianFormer
HGD46470 (HGD-T4)6469 (HGD-N4)Barrett's esophagusHigh-grade dysplasia74FemaleCaucasianNever
HGD58887 (HGD-T5)8885 (HGD-N5)Barrett's esophagusHigh-grade dysplasia50MaleCaucasianFormer
EAC134686-3 (EAC-T1)34686-8 (EAC-N1)Esophageal adenocarcinoma244MaleCaucasianFormer
EAC240771-3 (EAC-T2)40771-13 (EAC-N2)Esophageal adenocarcinoma272MaleCaucasianFormer
EAC342743-7 (EAC-T3)42743-12 (EAC-N3)Esophageal adenocarcinoma360MaleCaucasianNever
EAC438521-7 (EAC-T4)38521-13 (EAC-N4)Esophageal adenocarcinoma344MaleCaucasianCurrent
EAC536141-1 (EAC-T5)36141-7 (EAC-N5)Esophageal adenocarcinoma357MaleCaucasianFormer
EAC640839-4 (EAC-T6)40839-13 (EAC-N6)Esophageal adenocarcinoma378MaleCaucasianNever

Abbreviations: LGD-T, tissues of Barrett's esophagus with low-grade dysplasia; LGD-N, paired normal tissue of LGD-T; HGD-T, tissues of Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasia; HGD-N, paired normal tissue of HGD-T; EAC-T, tissues of esophageal adenocarcinoma; EAC-N, paired normal tissue of EAC-T.