TABLE 2

Pancreatic islet area in 17-week-old male mice

GenotypeTotal sectional area*Total islet area*Islets (n)Islet area (%)
Sox4 Y123C6,707,74476,4931731.14
Sox4 Y123C4,582,46456,5481241.23
Sox4 Y123C7,077,281141,7691992.00
Total18,367,489274,8104961.50
Wild-type littermate6,960,257138,5882451.99
Wild-type littermate6,163,25958,3141700.95
Wild-type littermate5,752,89897,4811511.69
Total18,876,414294,3835661.56
  • Data are n and percent. The pancreas was mounted longitudinally and serially sectioned with every 20th section stained with H-E, resulting in 10 sections from each of 3 mutant mice (Sox4Y123C) and 3 wild-type mice (60 whole sections).

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    * Arbitrary units based on pixel values.