Table 3

Outcome of separation of BMPC-rich elutriation fraction using magnetic beads coated with specific antibodies

Starting fraction

Post separation



Cells (×106)

Monocytes (%)

T cells (%)

CD antibody coating beads

Cells (×106)

Fibroblasts/HPFs*


8.7

59

30

34(-)

6.5

++++

10.5

70

24

14(-)

2.8

+

14(+)

4.8

+

14(+/-)

2.1

+++


*Mean of 6-10 fields. + = up to 5; ++ = 5-10; +++ = 10-15; ++++ = 15-20.

Zvaifler et al. Arthritis Res 2000 2:477-488   doi:10.1186/ar130

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