Table 1.

MG motoneurons

Untreated3 d axotomy
nMean ± SERangenMean ± SERange
Conduction velocity (m/sec)4649.9  ± 1.228.9–62.54548.3  ± 1.228.3–61.3
Action potential amplitude (mV)4679.3  ± 1.268.5–93.94578.3  ± 0.968.5–92.9
Rheobase current (nA)417.6  ± 0.802.1–24.0388.2  ± 0.821.5–20.6
Input resistance (MΩ)191.6  ± 0.220.40–4.1281.8  ± 0.230.22–5.2
AHP amplitude (mV)291.7  ± 0.210.28–3.9341.9  ± 0.130.79–4.1
AHP decay (msec)2915.7  ± 1.15.6–31.73415.9  ± 0.968.1–34.8
EPSP amplitude (mV)*462.3  ± 0.190.25–5.7453.9  ± 0.340.79–9.7
167 Hz modulation (%)*39−39.0  ± 4.0−79.0–24.043−53.0  ± 4.0−96.0–3.0
18 Hz modulation ratio*430.88  ± 0.030.46–1.4420.79  ± 0.020.61–1.2
2 sec post-train ratio391.0  ± 0.030.71–1.6430.98  ± 0.020.61–1.4
0.1 sec post-train ratio390.99  ± 0.040.65–1.7430.91  ± 0.030.51–1.4
  • *Significant difference (p < 0.05) between untreated and 3 d axotomy value.