Table 2

Comparison of CD4/CD8 subpopulations in the thymus from RORγ+/+, RORγ+/−, and RORγ−/− mice

Source of thymocytesAverage total thymocyte no. (×106)DN DP SP (CD4) SP (CD8)
%× 106%× 106%× 106%× 106
RORγ+/+ (n = 3)169.0  ± 25.22.6  ± 1.04.2  ± 0.986.4  ± 2.0146.6  ± 20.46.6  ± 0.710.9  ± 0.42.7  ± 0.54.5  ± 0.4
RORγ+/− (n = 3)124.5  ± 25.73.4  ± 0.54.3  ± 0.386.6  ± 1.3114.0  ± 16.85.8  ± 1.47.5  ± 1.72.6  ± 0.33.5  ± 0.7
RORγ−/− (n = 3)42.2  ± 11.510.9  ± 3.74.5  ± 0.978.5  ± 6.636.1  ± 11.23.3  ± 1.81.4  ± 0.53.8  ± 0.51.8  ± 0.7
  • The number of mice studied in each group is indicated by the number in parentheses. Data are mean ± SEM.