Table 2

Axonal biophysical parameters as a function of age

Age

Variable

Average

s.d.

n

s.e.m.

95% CI


embryonic

G (g µm/hour)

3.9E+07

3.0E+07

31

5.4E+06

1.1E+07

neonatal

G (g µm/hour)

1.5E+08

1.4E+08

71

1.7E+07

3.3E+07

adult

G (g µm/hour)

3.5E+08

3.8E+08

49

5.4E+07

1.1E+08

embryonic

diam (µm)

2.1

0.7

187

0.05

0.1

neonatal

diam (µm)

1.7

0.5

71

0.05

0.11

adult

diam (µm)

1.4

0.4

49

0.05

0.1

embryonic

g (g/µm hour)

1.3E+07

8.5E+06

31

1.5E+06

3.1E+06

neonatal

g (g/µm hour)

7.1E+07

5.9E+07

71

7.0E+06

1.4E+07

adult

g (g/µm hour)

2.5E+08

2.5E+08

49

3.5E+07

7.1E+07

embryonic

η(g/m hour)

9.6E+03

7.5E+03

28

1.4E+03

2.9E+03

neonatal

η(g/m hour)

4.5E+04

4.1E+04

22

8.7E+03

1.8E+04

adult

η(g/m hour)

3.6E+04

1.5E+04

16

3.8E+03

8.2E+03


Note the embryonic data were previously published [11]

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

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