Table I.

V gene sequences isolated from the ST of patients RA and ReA

PatientInfiltrateaSectionCD20+ B CellsPlasma Cells
Heavy chainLight chainHeavy chainLight chain
κλκλ
Group of cellsRA PSI5627/336/95/89/255/92/2
VII561/114/351/5
5910/23
612/22/4
VI564/20
594/155/14
RA EKIV1581/14
1609/155/71/61/5
V16411/207/146/19
ARIII874/105/16
ReA TSII615/2311/156/1010/178/115/7
72/37/172/127/11
Single cellsbRA EKVIII65351
  • a For infiltrates I to VII, the number of different rearrangements/total sequenced V genes is given.

  • b For the single-cell analysis, the number of isolated V genes with a different rearrangement is given.