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Table 2 Immunofluorescence detection of PrPres on arteries and veins in scrapie-infected Tg44+/+ mice

From: Unusual cerebral vascular prion protein amyloid distribution in scrapie-infected transgenic mice expressing anchorless prion protein

Vesselsa Nb %
Arteries 60 43
Veins 80 57
Total 140 100
A/V ratio 0.75 to 1
  1. a - Vessels were defined as described in the Methods section.
  2. b - N = number of PrP-res-positive vessels of each type detected. The total area counted was 22.53 mm2. Data are from 6 mice which were analyzed between 250–280 days post-infection with RML scrapie as described in the Methods.