Table 1 Comparison of spleen weight, WBC count and B/B + T lymphocyte ratio in Eµ-PKCβIItg and wt control mice.

From: A novel transgenic mouse strain expressing PKCβII demonstrates expansion of B1 and marginal zone B cell populations

 Wild typeStdEµ-PKCβIItgStdP value
Spleen weight (mg)129.4
n = 7
9.02120.4
n = 9
5.90.63
WBC count (× 106 per ml)3.02
n = 7
0.783.74
n = 11
0.620.41
B cell/B + T cells
Spleen0.60
n = 10
0.0460.73
n = 13
0.0640.024
Peritoneum0.85
n = 6
0.0140.87
n = 10
0.0240.25
Peripheral blood0.71
n = 4
0.0630.65
n = 10
0.0520.44
  1. B/B + T lymphocyte ratio in spleen, peritoneum and peripheral blood were determined using a FACS-based protocol identifying B cells (B220+CD5 live lymphocytes) and T cells (B220CD5+ live lymphocytes). Statistical analysis was performed using a Mann–Whitney U-test.