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Table 4 Active synapse counts per IHC at 16, 24, and 32 kHz in male and female mice

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

  Active synapses
16 kHz location 24 kHz location 32 kHz location
Males Females p value Males Females p value Males Females p value
Control 13.26 ± 1.75 14.51 ± 2.82 0.63 14.84 ± 1.91 13.64 ± 1.11 0.60 11.36 ± 1.38 9.73 ± 1.07 0.41
DMSO + Noise 11.66 ± 1.38 11.39 ± 1.50 0.89 8.47 ± 1.28 7.34 ± 2.13 0.66 3.94 ± 1.18 4.86 ± 0.99 0.58
  1. ± represent S.E.M. (unpaired t test to compare males versus females)