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Table 1 IFN-γ production by CD4+ T cells in lymph nodes and the spleen

From: Induction of IL-10-producing CD4+CD25+T cells in animal model of collagen-induced arthritis by oral administration of type II collagen

  % IFN-γ-positive cells
Site Without CII stimulation With CII stimulation
Peyer's patch   
   CIA 3.4 ± 0.22 26.6 ± 0.6
   Tolerized 4.6 ± 0.1 8.9 ± 0.2
Mesentric lymph node   
   CIA 3.3 ± 0.4 34 ± 0.2
   Tolerized 2.3 ± 0.5 5.6 ± 0.8
Spleen   
   CIA 5.4 ± 0.01 42.6± 0.1
   Tolerized 4.5 ± 0.2 5.3 ± 0.02
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± standard deviation, calculated from three independent measurements. CIA, collagen-induced arthritis; CII, type II collagen.