Table 1

Viable, apoptotic, necrotic and cytolytic eosinophils in mice with OVA-induced established lung tissue eosinophilia.

Viable eosinophils A

Apoptotic eosinophilsA

Cytolytic eosinphilsA

NeutrophilsB


Intact

Necrotic


OVA/control 8 h

100

0

0

0

3 ± 1

OVA/FAS 8 h

69 ± 7

19 ± 5

8 ± 3

4 ± 1

12 ± 4

OVA/control 24 h

100

0

0

0

5 ± 0.5

OVA/FAS 24 h

70 ± 4

13 ± 3

15 ± 2

2 ± 0.7

24 ± 2


A = Eosinophil phenotypes are presented as % of total number of eosinophils in each transmission electron microscopy grid (n = 8).

B = Number of neutrophils occurring in each grid (n = 8).

Uller et al. Respiratory Research 2005 6:90   doi:10.1186/1465-9921-6-90

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