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Table 2 Sample purity Number of samples and median purity of each purified cell type as a percentage of all cells, measured by FACS. (+) or (-) refer to positive and negative selection respectively.

From: Cell-type specific gene expression profiles of leukocytes in human peripheral blood

  Selection Samples Male Female % Purity
CD4+ T-CELLS - 5 2 3 0.91
CD8+ T-CELLS - 6 2 4 0.86
B-CELLS (-) - 4 1 3 0.59
B-CELLS (+) + 5 3 2 0.88
PBMC   5 1 4 N/A
Whole blood   3 2 2 N/A
Overall   28    0.86