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Table 1 Mucociliary transport direction (n = 3)

From: Long-term preservation of planar cell polarity in reversed tracheal epithelium

  Percentage of microspheres Mean direction
Within ±45° of pharyngeal direction Within ±45° of lung direction  
Control, 2 months 63.3% ± 14.9%* 10.5% ± 6.3%+ 3.0°#
Inversion, 2 months 8.6% ± 5.2%+ 65.5% ± 24.6%* 177.2°#
Inversion, 4 months 16.1% ± 7.7%+ 43.4% ± 11.8%* 175.5°#
Inversion, 6 months 14.4% ± 10.7%+ 55.3% ± 21.5%* 181.5°#
  1. *p = 0.669, +p = 0.610, #p = 0.876