Table 4: Percentages of leukocytes and lymphocytes’ subsets expressing β7 integrin.

%High T0High T4Low T0Low T4

Granulocytes β7+0.8 (0.4–1.1)0.7 (0.5–1.0)0.6 (0.5–0.8)0.7 (0.4–0.9)
Monocytes β7+6.1 ± 2.15.9 ± 2.16.8 ± 1.96.5 ± 2.7
NK7.8 (5.9–14.2)10.2 (9.0–15.4)8.2 (5.0–13.3)10.9 (6.1–12.2)
NK β7+18.3 ± 7.222.2 ± 5.619.4 ± 6.722.2 ± 6.9
B6.8 (5.9–9.4)8.8 (3.7–10.9)9.8 (6.8–14.7)8.3 (5.9–11.5)
B β7+47.7 ± 11.548.9 ± 11.444.6 ± 17.947.6 ± 13.7
T83.0 ± 5.379.4 ± 5.480.1 ± 5.380.8 ± 5.2
T β7+30.4 ± 4.630.3 ± 6.731.1 ± 5.432.2 ± 7.0
CD826.7 (24.3–29.1)27.0 (24.4–29.028.3 (24.4–33.3)27.8 (22.5–34.5)
CD8 β7+45.5 ± 9.045.5 ± 11.544.7 ± 10.245.5 ± 11.3
CD8 naïve36.1 ± 12.035.7 ± 10.140.4 ± 15.939.6 ± 13.8
CD8 naïve β7+46.4 ± 8.745.4 ± 10.345.0 ± 8.645.7 ± 8.5
CD8 memory63.9 ± 12.064.3 ± 10.159.6 ± 15.960.3 ± 13.8
CD8 memory β7+44.6 ± 9.945.4 ± 12.843.9 ± 11.445.5 ± 12.9
CD473.3 (70.9–75.7)73.0 (71.0–75.6)71.7 (66.6–75.6)72.2 (65.5–77.5)
CD4 β7+22.0 ± 3.721.7 ± 4.722.6 ± 4.823.3 ± 5.2
CD4 naïve58.4 ± 12.455.4 ± 13.655.2 ± 10.052.7 ± 9.5
CD4 naïve β7+28.4 ± 3.528.3 ± 5.728.7 ± 4.729.7 ± 6.7
CD4 memory41.6 ± 12.444.6 ± 13.644.8 ± 10.047.3 ± 9.4
CD4 memory β7+21.3 ± 5.521.7 ± 6.021.0 ± 6.623.0 ± 5.9
CD4CD25−49.6 ± 7.349.2 ± 9.053.9 ± 8.652.0 ± 6.6
CD4CD25− β7+21.6 ± 4.720.5 ± 5.121.2 ± 5.721.8 ± 5.7
CD4CD25dim44.4 ± 6.345.3 ± 7.940.9 ± 7.843.0 ± 6.3
CD4CD25dim β7+19.8 ± 4.019.8 ± 4.921.6 ± 5.222.6 ± 5.3
Treg5.9 ± 1.35.5 ± 1.65.5 ± 0.75.1 ± 1.3
Tregβ7+10.9 ± 2.39.2 ± 3.410.5 ± 3.19.2 ± 2.8

Values at baseline (low T0 and high T0) and 4 weeks after low (800 g/week) or high (4200 g/week) vegetable consumption. Data are expressed as mean ± SD (normality test passed; ANOVA applied) or median (25%, 75%) (normality test failed; Kruskal-Wallis ANOVA on ranks applied).