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Table 1 Fgf2 exon 3 -/- mice show a decrease in cortical neuron and glial cell populations

From: Decrease in excitatory neurons, astrocytes and proliferating progenitors in the cerebral cortex of mice lacking exon 3 from the Fgf2 gene

  Cell number  
  Wild type Fgf2 -/- % of control
Total NeuN+ cells (106) 1.7 ± 0.04 1.3 ± 0.09* 77
Total GFAP+ cells (106) 1.0 ± 0.08 0.7 ± 0.06* 66
Density NeuN+ cells (103 /mm3) 53 ± 4.8 33 ± 3.3** 63
Density GFAP+ cells (103 /mm3) 33 ± 3.6 19 ± 0.33* 58
  1. Cell number was assessed by stereological analyses. N = 4 per group,*p < 0.05, **p < 0.01 (Student's t-test).