Table 4.

Structure of naturally terminating dendrites from molecular layer border granule cells exposed to status epilepticus versus control cells

AD length to natural endingTerminal branch order of natural endings1st order segment length2nd order segment length3rd order segment length4th order segment length5th order segment lengthaTerminal segment length
MLB Control216.1 (168–238)4.0 (2.0–5.6)11.3 (1.4–109.3)33.7 (3.3–123.2)59.7 (10.8–103.9)86.7 (6.3–154.9)63.4 (43.2–145.0)133.5 (45.4–218.2)
MLB SE200.3* (170–258)3.8 (2.8–6.0)14.4 (2.3–33.1)40.8 (3.0–97.1)67.2 (9.9–143.5)72.8 (26.3–179.5)106.7 (8.1–156.2)100.5* (49.3–176.0)
  • AD, Apical dendrite. Values are medians (range).

  • *p < 0.05, Mann–Whitney RST. Significant values are in bold.

  • Only naturally terminating (or branching) segments are presented here.

  • a Only seven control and nine SE cells possessed any 5th order segments.