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Table 3 Neuronal subtypes in the cerebral cortex of Fgf2 exon3 null mice

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

  Cell Number  
  control Fgf2 -/- % of control
Total TBR-1+ cells (106) 1.7 ± 0.42 1.4 ± 1.1* 81
Density TBR-1+ cells (103 /mm3) 55 ± 4.6 4.7 ± 2.4 85
Total PV+ cells (106) 0.84 ± 0.11 0.65 ± 0.05 78
Density PV+ cells (103 /mm3) 26 ± 3.8 22 ± 1.6 82
  1. Cell number was assessed by stereological analyses. N = 4 per group,*p < 0.05 (Student's t-test).