Table II.

Skewed Vβ spectratypes in aged compared with young mice

Vβ1Vβ5.1Vβ8.1Vβ8.3Vβ9Vβ10Vβ11Vβ12Vβ16No. of Skewed Profilesap of Skewnessb
A22c251106107/9<0.0001
A32070106004/9<0.0001
A44666367007/9<0.0001
A51671116308/9<0.0001
A63644416208/9<0.0001
A73153305507/9<0.0001
A85522043207/9<0.0001
A92611005106/9<0.0001
A103631113208/9<0.0001
  • a Number of skewed Vβ-Cβ spectratype profiles.

  • b Probability under the null hypothesis (refer to Materials and Methods) that Vβ spectratypes do not differ from those of young adults.

  • c Number of skewed peaks within each Vβ-Cβ spectratype profile.