Table 1

Regional Distribution of Small Intestinal Peyer's Patches

MouseDuodenumJejunumIleum
IL-7−/0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 00, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 1, 1, 1, 20, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3
iFABP-IL70, 0, 0, 0, 00, 1, 2, 2, 22, 2, 3, 3, 4
IL-7+/+1, 1, 1, 1, 1 1, 1, 1, 12, 2, 2, 3, 4 4, 4, 5, 52, 2, 3, 3, 3 3, 4, 4, 4
  • Two-tailed unpaired Student's t tests were performed to compare the numbers of Peyer's patches in different regions of small intestine from 4–9-wk-old IL-7−/−, iFABP-IL7, and age-matched IL-7+/+ control mice.