Table 1.

Effects of oral administration of GBM to WKY rats with EAG on deposition of IgG on the GBM and deposition of fibrin in the glomeruli. Results are expressed as intensity of fluorescence at week 4 in individual animals

Intensity of Immunostaining
3+2+1+
IgG
positive control (n = 6)3300
negative control (n = 5)0005
GBM 0.5 mg (n = 6)4200
GBM 2.5 mg (n = 5)0320
GBM 5 mg (n = 6)0123
Fibrin
positive control (n = 6)4200
negative control (n = 5)0005
GBM 0.5 mg (n = 6)3300
GBM 2.5 mg (n = 5)1220
GBM 5 mg (n = 6)0015