Table 3.

t test results comparing the psychometric curve parameters in mice that performed at ≥80% accuracy on the highest test concentration presented in the detection task

GroupAsymptote (a)Slope (b)EC50 (c)
NaCl
    T1R1t(14) = 0.741, p = 0.471t(14) = 1.705, p = 0.110t(14) = 0.165, p = 0.871
    T1R2t(9) = −0.993, p = 0.347t(9) = 0.549, p = 0.597t(9) = −1.610, p = 0.142
    T1R3t(8) = −0.465, p = 0.654t(8) = −0.713, p = 0.496t(8) = −0.919, p = 0.385
    T1R2 + T1R3t(14) = 0.978, p = 0.345t(14) = 0.871, p = 0.398t(14) = 1.324, p = 0.207
MSG
    T1R1t(15) = 0.343, p = 0.736t(15) = −0.343, p = 0.736t(15) = −0.261, p = 0.798
    T1R2t(8) = 0.369, p = 0.721t(8) = 0.783, p = 0.456t(8) = −0.120, p = 0.907
    T1R3t(7) = 0.267, p = 0.797t(7) = −0.662, p = 0.529t(7) = −0.248, p = 0.812
    T1R2 + T1R3t(13) = 0.909, p = 0.380t(13) = 0.740, p = 0.472t(13) = 1.492, p = 0.160
l-Lysine
    T1R1t(14) = 0.658, p = 0.521t(14) = −0.066, p = 0.948t(14) = 1.116, p = 0.283