TABLE 1

Synaptic contacts in L1 and Pomc-KI mice

GenotypenAsymmetric (stimulatory) contactsSymmetric (inhibitory) contactsTotal synapses
WT48 ± 215.33 ± 3.0623.22 ± 3.98
L158.5 ± 1.56 ± 1.68*14.5 ± 2.11*
Pomc-KI512 ± 2.364 ± 1.33*15 ± 3.03*
  • Data are connections/100 μ of perikaryal membrane.

  • *P < 0.05 by Mann-Whitney U test.