Table 2

Changes in axial length of the optic cup after BMP4 treatment

Treatment Group

n.

Mean percentage difference ± 1.S.D.

P-value


D-V axial length

none

10

98.1% ± 3.50

0.11

BMP4

25

92.33% ± 3.83

<0.0001

BSA

8

95.26% ± 7.77

0.07


N-T axial length

none

10

99.97% ± 2.92

1

BMP4

25

96.66% ± 4.93

0.001

BSA

8

97.87% ± 3.50

0.15


P-Di axial length

BMP4/BSA

4

93.8% ± 6.9

0.58


100% indicates no change; D-V, dorso-ventral; N-T, naso-temporal; P-Di, proximo-distal

Behesti et al. BMC Developmental Biology 2006 6:62   doi:10.1186/1471-213X-6-62

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