Table II.

Numbers and frequencies of B cell compartments in the thymus

MouseAbsolute Numbers/Thymus (× 104)a
Pro-BPre-BMature B
C57BL/61.20 ± 0.10 (0.006)b1.81 ± 0.14 (0.010)4.96 ± 0.14 (0.028)
TCRβ-deficient C57BL/610.60 ± 2.77 (0.530)25.20 ± 3.93 (1.260)84.12 ± 6.15 (4.206)
  • a Data are shown as the mean ± SD in four mice in each strain.

  • b Percentage of total cells.