Table 2.

Structure of naturally terminating dendrites from newborn cells exposed to status epilepticus versus control cells

AD length to natural endingTerminal branch order of natural endings1st order segment length2nd order segment length3rd order segment length4th order segment length5th order segment lengthTerminal segment length
Newborn control228.8 (178–268)4.6 (3–8)15.3 (2.2–46.3)11.1 (1.3–103.9)25.3 (10.6–126.6)82.4 (0.5–193.3)75.0 (10.7–202.8)121.9 (49.8–202.8)
Newborn SE238.9 (126–281)4.0 (2–7)23.3 (1.9–85.5)23.9 (2.3–134.8)**42.6 (4.5–151.3)*63.4 (6.8–205.6)75.4 (5.4–191.8)109.9 (33.1–223.2)
  • AD, Apical dendrite. Values are medians (range).

  • *p = 0.045, **p = 0.009, Mann–Whitney rank sum test. Significant values are in bold. Only naturally terminating (or branching) segments are presented here.