Table 4

Cad8 quantification in the Pax6cortex [mean ± SD (in parentheses)].

GenotypeCortical area (cm2)Cortical length (cm)Cad8 area (cm2)Cad8 length (cm)Proportional areaProportional lengthn
+/+0.087 (0.008)0.455 (0.021)0.008 (0.001)0.078 (0.007)0.092 (0.018)0.173 (0.024)8
+/−0.077 (0.006)0.433 (0.019)0.008 (0.001)0.072 (0.004)0.098 (0.020)0.166 (0.010)6
−/−0.063 (0.005)* 0.420 (0.017)0.005 (0.001)* 0.041 (0.007)* 0.072 (0.009) 0.098 (0.016)* 6
  • * P < 0.001.

  • P < 0.05 (two-tailed t test); mutant value is significantly different from wild type and heterozygote combined.