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Table 3 Pre-synaptic ribbon counts per IHC in the 16, 24 and 32 kHz regions in male and female mice

From: The impact of biological sex on the response to noise and otoprotective therapies against acoustic injury in mice

  Total IHC ribbons
16 kHz location 24 kHz location 32 kHz location
Males Female p value Males Females p value Males Females p value
Controls 15.00 ± 0.72 15.86 ± 0.53 0.34 16.16 ± 0.78 15.85 ± 0.61 0.76 15.60 ± 0.98 13.78 ± 0.92 0.20
DMSO + Noise 15.25 ± 0.86 14.60 ± 0.87 0.60 11.38 ± 0.74 11.95 ± 0.95 0.64 7.65 ± 0.88 8.11 ± 0.78 0.71
  1. ± represent S.E.M. (unpaired t test to compare males versus females)