Table 1.

GFP expression in splenic lymphocytes and bone marrow cells of chimeric micea

GFP-Positive Cells (%)
ParameterB6[B6→B6]GFP[GFP→B6]b
2 Wk4 Wk8 Wk24 Wk
aThe percentages of green fluorescence protein (GFP)-positive cells in spleen and bone marrow were analyzed by flow cytometry. Data are means ± SEM. B6, C57BL/6j mice; [B6→B6], B6 mice given transplants of bone marrow stem cells (BMC) from B6 mice; GFP, GFP-transgenic mice; [GFP→B6], B6 mice given transplants of BMC from GFP-transgenic mice.
bWeeks after bone marrow transplantation.
Splenic lymphocytes0.23 ± 0.110.20 ± 0.0486.9 ± 6.2185.2 ± 5.0388.7 ± 10.985.3 ± 1.8887.6 ± 6.67
Bone marrow cells1.10 ± 0.250.87 ± 0.3264.3 ± 5.9764.3 ± 3.5866.7 ± 2.3765.3 ± 6.0164.4 ± 1.97