Table 1

Number of neutrophil nuclei harboring at least one telomeric association
Chromosomes Neutrophil State Number of nuclei with 0 telomeric association Number of nuclei with at least one telomeric association Total number of nuclei scored Effect of activation Pool of data from resting and activated states
p valuea
Number of nuclei with 0 telomeric association Number of nuclei with at least one telomeric association
(%) (%)
(%)
(%)
SSC1 R 90 (67%) 45 (33%) 135 0.83 182 (68%) 87 (32%)
A 92 (68.7%) 42 (31.3%) 134
SSC2 R 88 (61%) 57 (39%) 145 0.11 196 (66%) 103 (34%)
A 108 (70%) 46 (30%) 154
SSC6 R 101 (72%) 39 (28%) 140 0.21 192 (68%) 89 (32%)
A 91 (65%) 50 (35%) 141
SSC8 R 89 (65%) 47 (35%) 136 0.66 183 (67%) 90 (33%)
A 94 (69%) 43 (31%) 137
SSC12 R 56 (36%) 98 (64%) 154 0.73 109 (38%) 181 (62%)
A 53 (39%) 83 (61%) 136
SSC13 A 66 (63%) 38 (37%) 104 66 (63%) 38 (37%)
SSC17 R 106 (71%) 43 (29%) 149 0.25 201 (68%) 96 (32%)
A 95 (64%) 53 (36%) 148

R resting state, A activated state.

ap value: test on the effect of the activation process: χ2 comparisons of the number of nuclei with 0 or at least 1 telomeric association in resting and LPS-activated neutrophils. Statistical significance p ≤0.05.

Mompart et al.

Mompart et al. BMC Cell Biology 2013 14:30   doi:10.1186/1471-2121-14-30

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