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Table 3 Foxp3 expressing lymphocytes in dogs without gastrointestinal diseases.

From: Immunohistochemical investigation of Foxp3 expression in the intestine in healthy and diseased dogs

Localisation Compartment Total Juvenile Middle-aged Old
stomach la pro 1.13 0.60 1.31 0.98
duodenum vi 10.67 3.50 18.92 9.56
duodenum cry-b 2.49 0.50 2.33 3.14
duodenum jun 1.31 1.20 2.06 1.00
duodenum cry-total 1.89 0.85 2.85 1.95
jejunum vi 6.45 2.18 13.13 3.53
jejunum cry-b 1.78 0.54 2.29 2.05
jejunum jun 1.26 1.27 1.46 1.00
ileum vi 4.61 4.00 8.54 3.53
ileum cry-b 2.62 0.93 2.88 2.89
ileum jun 1.96 1.36 2.50 1.96
colon cry-a 0.80 0.25 1.10 0.80
colon cry-b 1.95 0.66 2.00 1.98
  1. Medians of Foxp3+ lymphocytes per group are given as cells/62 500 μm2. Total = all dogs disregarding their age. la pro = lamina propria. vi = villus. cry-b = basal crypt area. jun = villus-crypt junction. cry-total = total crypt area. cry-a = apical crypt area.