Table 1

Numbers of hair cells and sensory neurons in P7 wildtype and Brn3c mutant littermates

wild type

Brn3c -/-

% of wild type

P


2766

632

2692

646

    Saccule

2966

668

2756

400

mean

2795

586.5

21.0%

2.41679E-07

S.D.

118.62

125.21

2690

758

2882

770


    Utricle

2740

612

2666

532

mean

2744.5

668

24.3%

2.18524E-07

S.D.

96.71

115.67

1268

278

1328

270


    Crista

1396

246

1330

168

mean

1330.5

240.5

18.1%

9.15775E-08

S.D.

52.29

50.21

3155

41

3138

37


    Cochlea

3262

34

3408

32

3326

3183

mean

3245.3

36

1.1%

8.19884E-09

S.D.

106.59

3.92

6224

944


    Vestibular ganglion

6024

1000

6196

884

6684

776

mean

6282

901.00

14.3%

7.82892E-06

S.D.

282.21

95.85

12615

7620


    Spiral ganglion

13745

5585

12750

6110

14655

5905

mean

13441.3

6305.0

46.9%

3.6628E-05

S.D.

953.2

902.9


Differences between wildtype and mutants are all highly significant.

Xiang et al. BMC Neuroscience 2003 4:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-4-2

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