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Table 3 Presence of ectopic photoreceptors in control and RA-treated embryos

From: Plasticity of photoreceptor-generating retinal progenitors revealed by prolonged retinoic acid exposure

  % of embryos with ectopic photoreceptors
  zpr1+ zpr3+
  Control RA Control RA
Found in GCL 57% 86% 57% 86%
Found in INL 29% 100%§ 14% 100%§
  Average number of ectopic photoreceptors per eye a
  zpr1 + zpr3 +
  Control RA Control RA
GCL 0.92 ± 1.55 2.31 ± 4.79 3 ± 3.64 4.14 ± 5.08
INL (prox + mid) 0.08 ± 0.28 0.15 ± 0.38 0 0.64 ± 0.93*
INL (distal) 0.15 ± 0.38 2.38 ± 2.26** 0.14 ± 0.53 1.86 ± 1.79**
  1. § p < 0.05 (Fisher Exact Test).
  2. a ± S.D.
  3. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01;***p < 0.001 (Student's t-test).