Table 2

Correlation of motor deficits with tyrosine hydroxylase expression in substantia nigra three weeks post MPTP administration
Parameters Pearson correlation coefficient P-value Parameters Pearson correlation coefficient P-value
Stance Duty cycle
LF -0.183 0.235 LF -0.444 0.003
LH -0.420 0.003 LH -0.594 0.0001
RF -0.191 0.215 RF -0.422 0.004
RH -0.447 0.002 RH -0.717 0.0001
Stride length Initial dual support
LF 0.759 0.0001 LF -0.385 0.01
LH 0.725 0.0001 LH -0.466 0.001
RF 0.660 0.0001 RF -0.354 0.019
RH 0.568 0.0001 RH -0.419 0.001
Swing speed Terminal dual support
LF 0.393 0.008 LF -0.455 0.002
LH 0.252 0.099 LH -0.385 0.010
RF 0.359 0.007 RF -0.497 0.001
RH 0.288 0.058 RH -0.357 0.022
Step cycle Diagonal dual support 0.677 0.0001
LF -0.463 0.001 Three-point support -0.589 0.0001
LH -0.301 0.046 Four-point support -0.455 0.002
RF -0.453 0.002 Speed variation -0.469 0.001
RH -0.368 0.014 Cadence -0.346 0.021
Distance in open field test 0.206 0.358 Base of support between hind limbs -0.569 0.001

LF: left front, LH: left hind, RF: right front, RH: right hind.

Wang et al.

Wang et al. BMC Neuroscience 2012 13:142   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-13-142

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