Table IX.

Number of P nucleotides (bp)

JunctionPeripheral B CellsTonsilar Plasma CellsIgG and IgM CellsMean
NonproductiveVHD0.6 ± 0.1a0.7 ± 0.3a0.3 ± 0.3a0.6 ± 0.1a
DJH0.2 ± 0.100.2 ± 0.20.1 ± 0.1
ProductiveVHD0.4 ± 0.1a0.5 ± 0.1a0.7 ± 0.1a0.5 ± 0.4a
DJH0.2 ± 0.040.2 ± 0.10.2 ± 0.10.2 ± 0.03
  • a Significant difference between the number of P nucleotides in VHD vs DJH joins of productive and nonproductive rearrangements (p < 0.01).