Table 1

The average number of motoneurons in the ventral gray matter of rat spinal cords
Time post-SCI (h) Distances caudal from the epicenter (mm)
0.0 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0
Sham 9.3 ± 1.0 10.2 ± 1.3 9.4 ± 0.3 9.8 ± 0.8 9.8 ± .8 8.4 ± 1.5 8.9 ± 1.0 9.2 ± 0.7 8.6 ± 0.3
1 2.6 ± 2.2 3.1 ± 2.0 3.3 ± 0.3 3.1 ± 2.1 3.7 ± 2.0 3.9 ± 1.3 5.4 ± 1.3 4.3 ± 1.3 4.9 ± 0.4
6 0.8 ± 1.3 0.4 ± 0.7 1.4 ± 1.3 2.3 ± 2.0 4.0 ± 1.2 4.7 ± 0.8 5.2 ± 1.6 5.6 ± 2.1 6.1 ± 3.5
12 0.2 ± 0.2 0.1 ± 0.3 0.8 ± 1.2 1.7 ± 1.2 2.5 ± 2.7 3.7 ± 2.8 4.9 ± 2.8 5.4 ± 2.4 6.6 ± 1.6
24 0 0 0 1.04 ± 1.9 1.9 ± 2.5 3.2 ± 2.5 4.3 ± 2.2 4.8 ± 2.6 5.4 ± 1.0
48 0.3 ± 0.3 0.2 ± 0.3 0.1 ± 0.1 0.22 ± 0.3 1.4 ± 1.2 1.5 ± 1.2 0.8 ± 0.6 1.7 ± 1.1 1.9 ± 0.8
72 0 0 0.2 ± 0.4 0.1 ± 0.1 0 0.7 ± 0.9 0.8 ± 1.1 1.4 ± 0.3 1.4 ± 1.1
168 0 0 0 1.6 ± 2.7 0.8 ± 1.3 0.9 ± 3.1 2.5 ± 3.7 0.8 ± 0.6 2.1 ± 0.8

The number of motoneurons at different times post-SCI and different distances from the epicenter was presented as mean ± SD (n = 3 for all).

Ling et al.

Ling et al. BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:146   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-14-146

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