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Table 2 Numeric summary of differentially expressed transcripts that were obtained from exposure of isolated PBMC to α-particle radiation and categorized by dose

From: Identification of gene-based responses in human blood cells exposed to alpha particle radiation

  0.5 Gy 1.0 Gy 1.5 Gy
Number of transcripts 30 69 137
Common amongst doses (%) 29 (97) 29 (42) 29 (21)
Exclusive (%) 1 (3) 1 (1) 69 (50)
Up regulated (%) 29 (97) 68 (99) 120 (88)
Common amongst doses (%) 29 (100) 29 (42) 29 (23)
Exclusive (%) 0 (0) 1 (100) 53 (39)
Down regulated (%) 1 (3) 1 (1) 17 (12)
Common amongst all doses (%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Exclusive (%) 1 (100) 0 (0) 16 (12)
  1. Bracketed numbers indicate the percentage of transcripts that were expressed in each of the categories from the total number of genes responding at each dose.