Table 5.

Calculated number of colony-forming progenitors in embryonic kidney

E11.5E14.5E17.5
Total cell number of kidney (×104)0.77±0.2421.4±2.777.9±19.4
Sall1-GFPhigh cells in kidney (%)23.6±1.746.3±2.144.5±0.9
Colony formation in Sall1-GFPhigh cells (%)32.2±2.80.79±0.180.14±0.07
Calculated numbers of colony-forming cells*585.1782.7485.3
  • Mean±s.d. (from five independent experiments each for E11.5, E14.5, and E17.5).

  • * Numbers of colony-forming cells were calculated by multiplying the means of the three values above