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Table 3 Data-gold particles counted per area.

From: Ultrastructural localization of extracellular matrix proteins of the lymph node cortex: evidence supporting the reticular network as a pathway for lymphocyte migration

  Fibril Associated FRC-Fiber Border Total Within Fiber FRC Cytoplasm FRC Outer Membrane Background Background Plus FRC Cytoplasm Total Grains Counted Percent Within Fiber Percent on FRC Outer Membrane Percent Background ***
vWF 39 19 58 10 3 186 196 257 23 1 76
Collagen I 168 17 185 9 4 24 33 222 83 2 15
Collagen III 169 20 189 8 2 48 55 246 77 1 22
Collagen IV 449 144 592 5 36 51 56 684 87 5 8
Laminin 69 11 80 6 7 85 91 178 45 4 51
Tenascin 257 99 356 13 32 138 151 538 66 6 28
Fibronectin 275 84 359 4 34 37** 40 433 83 8 9
  1. ** 7 grains found on lymphocyte membrane in one fibronectin plate (See Figure 6.)
  2. *** Immunogold granules found within the FRC (Figure 1, area 3) were added to the background tally (Figure 1, area 5) for determining the final statistics, since lack of significant FRC label implies merely background presence.