Table 1.

Morphological measurements of the arborization of aCC in control CNS (Chats2 at 18°C and expression of inactive TeTxLC) and when evoked synaptic activity is absent (Chats2 at 29°C and active TeTxLC)

A-P axis (μm) M-L axis (μm)Area (μm2)
IpsilateralContralateralIpsilateralContralateralIpsilateralContralateral
TeTxLC (inactive)19.2  ± 1.28.4  ± 0.711.8  ± 0.812.8  ± 1.1576.7  ± 7.531.0  ± 2.0
TeTxLC (active) 18.3  ± 1.29.0  ± 0.811.5  ± 0.711.1  ± 0.768.4  ± 4.832.5  ± 2.75
Chats2 (18°C)16.1  ± 1.2510.0  ± 0.510.8  ± 0.712.1  ± 0.569.3  ± 2.740.9  ± 1.9
Chats2(29°C)16.2  ± 0.79.95  ± 0.712.0  ± 0.412.6  ± 0.5575.8  ± 2.438.8  ± 2.8
  • A-P, Anterioposterior axis; M-L, mediolateral axis. All values are mean ± SE for n ≥ 8. No data pairs show significant differences.