Skip to main content

Advertisement

Figure 3 | Immunity & Ageing

Figure 3

From: Ageing is associated with a decline in peripheral blood CD56bright NK cells

Figure 3

The effect of age on peripheral blood CD56bright and CD56dim NK cell number. These graphs illustrate (a) the number of CD56dim NK cells μl/blood and (b) the percentage of CD56bright NK cells μl/blood within samples in each age group; 20–40(n = 25) 40–60(n = 23) and 60 + (n = 67). The mean values within each respective cohort group are displayed. Statistical analysis was carried out as described in the Methods and p values between groups are shown. These results are summarised together with the percentage of the lymphoid pool occupied by CD56bright and CD56dim cells and are displayed in table 2.

Back to article page