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Table 1 The number of samples (animals) used for each experiment

From: Differential neutrophil gene expression in early bovine pregnancy

Experiment No. animals Days after AI or estrous cycle
0 7 14 17 21 28
Microarray P 5 5* NC 3 NC 5 NC
qPCR Non P 8 8 8 8 8 8 NC
P 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
EC 5 5 5 5 5 5 NC
FC and G P 5 5 4 5 NC 4 4
EC 3 3 3 3 NC 3 NC
  1. *The number of samples used for analysis.
  2. Blood samples for microarray analysis were picked up and used from the samples in pregnant cows of qPCR group. NC: not collected; qPCR: quantitative RT-PCR; Non P: non-pregnant; P: pregnant; EC: estrous cycle; FC: flow cytometric separation; G: gradient separation.