TABLE 4

Comparison of potential regulators of VMN neuronal glucosensing with regard to responsiveness or nonresponsiveness to 4 mmol/l alloxan and expression of potential regulators of glucosensing

GKGK(+) GLUT2(+)GK(−) GLUT2(+)GKRPHK-1
GE
  Alloxan(+)76 (28/37)30 (6/20)38 (3/8)9 (1/11)87 (33/38)
  Alloxan(−)45 (9/20)0 (0/7)45 (5/11)11 (1/9)100 (9/9)
GI
  Alloxan(+)74 (14/19)17 (2/12)40 (2/5)0 (0/5)92 (11/12)
  Alloxan(−)18 (2/11)0 (0/2)25 (2/8)0 (0/7)90 (19/21)
  • Data are percent, with number of neurons identified over the total number examined given in parentheses.