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Table 1 ENaC- and gustducin-positive cell across total taste bud cells per sections

From: Effects of dietary Na+ deprivation on epithelial Na+ channel (ENaC), BDNF, and TrkB mRNA expression in the rat tongue

  Fungiform papilla Vallate papilla Foliate papilla
ratio ± SEM control Na+ deprived control Na+ deprived control Na+ deprived
  n = 3 n = 3 n = 3 n = 3 n = 3 n = 3
α ENaC 0.49 ± 0.040 0.53 ± 0.035 0.18 ± 0.016 0.15 ± 0.019 0.31 ± 0.026 0.27 ± 0.024
β ENaC 0.15 ± 0.015 0.17 ± 0.012 0.02 ± 0.007 0.03 ± 0.003 0.03 ± 0.004 0.03 ± 0.005
γ ENaC 0.15 ± 0.011 0.14 ± 0.016 0.01 ± 0.004 0.02 ± 0.003 0.01 ± 0.006 0.02 ± 0.005
gustducin 0.13 ± 0.017 0.11 ± 0.010 0.29 ± 0.034 0.26 ± 0.032 0.35 ± 0.046 0.37 ± 0.035
  1. n indicates the number of animals used in the experiments.