Table 2.

Quantification of total number of boutons according to the different cortical layers

Spiny stellate neurons (n = 10)Star pyramidal neurons (n = 4)
MeanSDPercentageMeanSDPercentage
Total number of boutons (layers 1-wm)20421331718205
Total number of boutons in layer 2/393825445.9108153346.9
Total number of boutons in layer 46193530.355312824.0
Total number of boutons in layer 529416514.443120018.7
Total number of boutons in layer 6191729.42391810.4