Table 2.

Statistical table

MeasureData structureType of testPower
a ( Fig. 1J)Bdnf expression, epitheliumNormally distributed2 X 4 ANOVA, Tukey post hoc0.999
b ( Fig.1K)Bdnf expression, ganglionNormally distributed2 X 4 ANOVA, Tukey post hoc0.995
cBody weightNormally distributed2 X 4 ANOVA0.999
dNtf3- expression, epitheliumNormally distributedone-way ANOVA0.625
eNtf4-expression, epitheliumNormally distributedone-way ANOVA0.36
f ( Fig. 2A)Geniculate ganglion numberNormally distributed2 X 4 ANOVA0.876
g ( Fig. 2B)Taste bud numberNormally distributed2 X 4 ANOVA0.891
h. ( Fig 2C)Geniculate ganglion neuron sizeNormally distributedone- way ANOVA0.985
i ( Fig. 3Q)P2X3 label volumeNormally distributed2 X 4 ANOVA, Tukey post hoc0.999
jP2X3 expressionNormally distributedone-way ANOVA0.642
k ( Fig. 3R)Tuj1 label volumeNormally distributed2 X 4 ANOVA, Tukey post hoc0.99
l ( Fig. 4E)Taste bud volumeNormally distributed2 X 4 ANOVA, Tukey post hoc0.95
m ( Fig 4F)No. of cells/budNormally distributed2 X 4 ANOVA, Tukey post hoc0.95
nPLCĪ²2-cell numberNormally distributedt-test0.636
oCar4-positive taste cell numberNormally distributedt-test0.844
pCytokeratin-8- positive taste cell numberNormally distributedt-test0.966
q ( Fig. 6A)P2X3-label X taste bud volumeX,YPearson product-moment correlation0.999
r ( Fig. 6B)P2X3-label X taste bud cell numberX,YPearson product-moment correlation0.999
s ( Fig. 6C)TUJ1-label X taste bud volumeX,YPearson product-moment correlation0.999
t ( Fig. 6D)TUJ1-label X taste cell numberX,YPearson product-moment correlation0.999
u ( Fig. 7F)Bdnf-expressionNormally distributedone-way ANOVA0.995
v ( Fig 8G)P2X3-label volumeNormally distributedone-way ANOVA0.97
w ( Fig. 8H)Taste bud volumeNormally distributedone-way ANOVA0.153