Table III.

Number of B cell precursors for ileal IgA plasma cells: maximal coveragea

SampleSequencedProductively Rearranged SequencesNo. of SetsUnique SequencesMaximum Coverage (%)Estimated No. of B CellsEstimated SD95% CI
P1H25212 sets (1 × 2, 1 × 4)152911182[27; 467]
P1L25243 sets (3 × 2)18258443[32; 228]
P2H25246 sets (3 × 2, 2 × 3, 1 × 4)867237[13; 43]
P2L25244 sets (4 × 2)16346024[28; 134]
P3H25253 sets (2 × 2, 1 × 5)163510262[32; 336]
P3L25242 sets (2 × 2)201713288[36; 486]
P450413 sets (3 × 2, 2 × 3)293014364[61; 345]
  • a See footnotes b and c to Table II for explanations of the column headings. Maximum coverage was calculated by considering all sequences to be derived from different B cells.