Table 2.

Colony forming cell (CFC) potential of sorted cell populations

Cell typeKit+CD34+CD41+Kit+CD34+CD41Kit+CD34CD41+Kit+CD34CD41
E9.5 Yolk sac cells
HPP-CFC10±11±11±10
CFU-GM7±2000
BFU-E3±2000
CFU-Mix10±301±10
CFU-Meg8±10NDND
BFU-Meg2±10NDND
E9.5 P-Sp
HPP-CFC3±22±2NDND
CFU-GM3±11±1NDND
BFU-E1±12±1NDND
CFU-Mix2±32±1NDND
E12.5 fetal liver
HPP-CFC4±221±502±1
CFU-GM7±37±301±1
BFU-E1±15±101±1
CFU-Mix1±15±100
Adult bone marrow
HPP-CFC9±225±49±317±3
CFU-GM5±136±25±121±3
BFU-E1±19±11±11±1
CFU-Mix4±211±23±14±1
CFU-meg4±11±12±10
BFU-meg2±12±12±20
  • Data represent the means±s.d. for triplicate plates in 4 experiments.

    Sorted cells from the yolk sac, paraaortic splanchnopleure (P-Sp), fetal liver and adult bone marrow were plated in CFC assays at 500 cells per plate.

    ND, not determined.