Table 1.

Means and SEs of the number of swollen dendritic terminals before and after sound exposure in wild-type and GLAST-deficient mice

TimeWild typeMutantWild vs mutant
Pre (n= 8)0  ± 00  ± 0NS
5 min (n = 8)2.50  ± 0.402.88  ± 0.33NS
120 min (n = 8)0.88  ± 0.302.75  ± 0.37p < 0.05
  • Student's t test was used to estimate the significance of the difference in the numbers of swollen dendritic profiles between the wild-type and mutant mice. n, Number of cochleae observed; NS, not significant. All data are expressed as mean ± SEM.