TABLE 3

Effects of NGF on β-cell Ba2+ current

TreatmentCapacitance (pF)IBa density (pA/pF)Peak current (pA)
Control8.4 ± 0.411.2 ± 1.2−89.7 ± 13
NGF10.5 ± 0.9*14.8 ± 1.1*−149 ± 12*
  • Data are mean ± SE.

  • *

    * A significance level of P < 0.05 with respect to control cells (n = 11 for control and n = 9 for NGF-treated cells).