TABLE 2.

Clinical chemical analyses of newborn Lama4−/− and Lama4+/+ micea

AnalysesResult for mice:
−/−+/+
Whole blood (n)(6, 7)(9, 8)
Hemoglobin (g/liter)58, 59129, 132
Hematocrit (%)18, 2038, 42
Erythrocyte count (1012 cells/liter)1.8, 1.94.0, 4.3
Mean cell vol (fl)100, 10596, 98
Mean cell hemoglobin concn (g/liter)288, 316312, 329
Leukocyte count (109 cells/liter)4.1, 4.73.2, 4.7
Platelet count (109 cells/liter)228, 246420, 492
Reticulocytes (% of erythrocyte count)18, 1910, 11
Serum (n)(8)(14, 8)
Albumin (g/liter)10.910.5, 10.8
Unconjugated bilirubin (μmol/liter)29.78.2, 8.8
Conjugated bilirubin (μmol/liter)3.70.2, 1.2
Alanine aminotransferase (μkat/liter)0.570.57, 0.66
  • a The values represent the results obtained from one or two pools of blood, where n indicates the number of animals in each pool.