TABLE 1

Spiking characteristics of β-cells from Cx36+/+, Cx36+/−, and Cx36−/− mice

nMean spiking frequency (Hz)Spike amplitude (mV)
MeanMaximal
Cx36+/+85.5 ± 0.817.1 ± 0.824.7 ± 1.3
Cx36+/−55.2 ± 0.816.0 ± 1.622.0 ± 1.5
Cx36−/−115.3 ± 0.527.3 ± 1.7*40.9 ± 2.3
  • Data are mean ± SE.

  • *

    * P < 0.002.

  • P < 0.001.