Table 1.

Effects of actin depolymerization on synaptophysin-labeled puncta

Neuron age (days in vitro)Puncta/100 μmPuncta area (μm2)Intensity (% control)
CONPost-LATCONPost-LATPost-LAT
5–631.7  ± 3.52.9  ± 1.5*0.35  ± 0.030.24  ± 0.021-16098  ± 3.2
12–1396.8  ± 7.266  ± 6.51-1650.49  ± 0.010.35  ± 0.01*90  ± 4.5
18–2086.6  ± 4.371.9  ± 70.41  ± 0.010.48  ± 0.0191  ± 1.0
  • CON, Control; post-LAT, after latrunculin A.

  • * p < 0.0001;

  • F1-160 p = 0.036;

  • F1-165 p = 0.004. Numbers are mean ± SEM.