Table 1

The rate of axonal regeneration decreases with age

Age

Average (┬Ám/hour)

s.d.

# of growth cones

n

s.e.m.

95% CI


embryonic

35

19

12

42

2.93

5.9


neonate

11.5

11.7

34

268

0.72

1.4


adult

8.2

6

32

118

0.55

1.1


Note the embryonic data were previously published [16]

Lamoureux et al. BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:140   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-11-140

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