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Fig. 1 | Molecular Medicine

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From: Analysis of menstrual effluent: diagnostic potential for endometriosis

Fig. 1

Flow Cytometric analysis of ME from endometriosis and control subjects CD45+ (n = 14 control, n = 8 endometriosis) (a) and CD45- (n = 14 control, n = 6 endometriosis) (b) flow cytometry staining scheme for ME. Box plots showing the cellular composition CD45+ subsets (CD66b + granulocytes [Granulo], CD14+ monocytes [Mono], CD20+ B cells, CD3+ T cells, and CD56+ uterine natural killer (uNK) cells) (c) and CD45- subsets (CD45-, CD326+ epithelial cells [Epith], CD31+ endothelial cells [Endo], CD326-/CD31- cells, and CD73+/CD90+/CD105+ [SFCs] (d) found in menstrual effluent from women with and without endometriosis. The CD66b + and CD66b- populations were normalized to the CD45+ population cell counts and the CD14+ Mono, CD20+ B Cells, CD3+ T cells, and CD56+ uNK cell populations were normalized to CD66b-population cell counts. The Epith, Endo, CD326-/CD31- cells, and SFC populations were normalized to the CD45- population cell counts. Data are shown as box plots depicting the median and interquartile ranges for each cell subset; significance for uNK cells **p = 0.01 (c)

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