Table 3.

Properties of dentate granule cell basal dendrites

TreatmentBasal dendrite numberBasal dendrite length (total μm)Number of branches (basal dendrites)
GFP (n = 14)0 (0–1)0 (0–67.5)0 (0–0.33)
GFP + NGF (n = 10)0 (0–1)0 (0–35.6)0 (0–0)
GFP + BDNF (n = 19)2 (0–6)3-160168.6 (0–468.6)3-1602 (0–12)3-160
  • Median (range).

  • F3-160 Significantly different from GFP and GFP + NGF;p < 0.001.