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Table 1 Evaluation of the effect of in vitro culture on the viability of nasal mucosa explants by TUNEL staining at different hours of cultivation

From: Replication characteristics of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) European subtype 1 (Lelystad) and subtype 3 (Lena) strains in nasal mucosa and cells of the monocytic lineage: indications for the use of new receptors of PRRSV (Lena)

Percentage (%) of TUNEL-positive cells at…h of cultivation
  0 h 24 h 48 h 72 h
Epithelial cells 0.2 ± 0.1 0.5 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.6 0.6 ± 0.3
Lamina propria 2.1 ± 0.6 3.4 ± 0.5 2.0 ± 0.4 5.3 ± 0.9
  1. Data are represented as means ± SD.