Skip to main content

Table 1 Bronchoalveolar lavage cell counts in various strains of mice.

From: Non-invasive measurements of exhaled NO and CO associated with methacholine responses in mice

Strain Treatment Total cells (× 10 4 /g) Macrophages (%) Eosinophils (%)
C57Bl6 -OVA 1.4 ± 0.1 99 ± 1 0
  +OVA 8.5 ± 1.6* 51 ± 14* 48 ± 14*
IL-10-/- -OVA 0.5 ± 0.1 99 ± 1 0
  +OVA 4.5 ± 1.0* 39 ± 5* 45 ± 8*
A/J -OVA 0.5 ± 0.1 96 ± 1 0
  +OVA 5.2 ± 0.5* 16 ± 3* 79 ± 4*
MKK3-/- -OVA 0.5 ± 0.1 91 ± 4 0
  +OVA 2.3 ± 0.5* 66 ± 7* 44 ± 5*
C57/C129 -OVA 0.8 ± 0.1 93 ± 2 0
  +OVA 2.1 ± 0.3* 96 ± 2 1 ± 1
JNK1-/- -OVA 1.2 ± 0.4 93 ± 3 1 ± 1
  +OVA 0.9 ± 0.3 24 ± 8* 20 ± 8*
NOS-2-/- -OVA 0.2 ± 0.1 38 ± 17 0
  +OVA 0.3 ± 0.1 75 ± 14* 1 ± 1
  1. -OVA = naïve; +OVA = airway inflammation; total cell counts expressed per gram body weight; values are means ± SE; *P < 0.05 +OVA vs. -OVA for each respective strain; n = 3–7 per group.