Table 3.

Mean internodal length, number, and percentage of fibers studied for each fiber diameter in adult homozygote, heterozygote, and wild-type whole-mount sciatic nerves

Fiber diameter (μm)HomozygoteHeterozygoteWild-type
m.i.l. ± SD (μm)3-aNo. of fibers/ % of fibersm.i.l. ± SD (μm)No. of fibers/ % of fibersm.i.l. ± SD (μm)No. of fibers/ % of fibers
2263  ± 834 /5406  ± 1225 /3280  ± 894 /3
3312  ± 6210 /12534  ± 10114 /10462  ± 9214 /9
4287  ± 4115 /18628  ± 13414 /10566  ± 10318 /12
5369  ± 6412 /15679  ± 11028 /19689  ± 12421 /13
6406  ± 7115 /18716  ± 12522 /15808  ± 15817 /11
7397  ± 7510 /12731  ± 17713 /9829  ± 20113 /8
8462  ± 1096 /7808  ± 19614 /10810  ± 16915 /10
9362  ± 936 /7971  ± 21721 /14859  ± 18313 /8
10416  ± 1473 /4907  ± 27310 /6850  ± 12526 /16
11350  ± 1571 /1800  ± 3025 /3819  ± 17512 /7
12467  ± 2701 /1875  ± 6192 /1910  ± 4074 /3
  • F3-a m.i.l., Mean internodal length calculation from nodal frequency.