Table 2.

Comparisons of excitatory response amplitude, multiple concentrations

ComparisonTestp valueSignificantMedian control (C)Median mint (M)Median hexanal (H)
Peak ΔF/F amplitudeC; N = 225M; N = 268H; N = 369
Control group
MS all conc.Kruskal--Wallis0.0586No0.11670.07770.1026
MS; 1% vs 5%Dunn's0.0508Yes0.11670.0777
MS; 1% vs 10%Dunn's0.4478No0.11670.1026
MS; 5% vs 10%Dunn's0.4695No0.07770.1026
IAA all conc.Kruskal--Wallis<0.0001Yes0.20180.14040.216
IAA; 1% vs 5%Dunn's0.0028Yes0.20180.1404
IAA; 1% vs 10%Dunn's0.768No0.20180.216
IAA; 5% vs 10%Dunn's0.0001Yes0.14040.216
Hexanal; all conc.Kruskal--Wallis0.0214Yes0.24090.27580.2438
Hexanal; 1% vs 5%Dunn's0.1657No0.24090.2758
Hexanal; 1% vs 10%Dunn's0.8025No0.24090.2438
Hexanal; 5% vs 10%Dunn's0.0206Yes0.27580.2438
Mint group
MS; all conc.Kruskal--Wallis0.206No0.16420.17960.1961
MS; 1% vs 5%Dunn's0.0194Yes0.16420.1796
MS; 1% vs 10%Dunn's0.1692No0.16420.1961
MS; 5% vs 10%Dunn's0.7856No0.17960.1961
IAA; all conc.Kruskal--Wallis<0.000A1Yes0.23890.23860.3547
IAA; 1% vs 5%Dunn's0.9991No0.23890.2386
IAA; 1% vs 10%Dunn's0.0001Yes0.23890.3547
IAA; 5% vs 10%Dunn's0.0001Yes0.23860.3547
Hexanal; all conc.Kruskal--Wallis0.3426No0.34210.35340.3768
Hexanal; 1% vs 5%Dunn's0.7615No0.34210.3534
Hexanal; 1% vs 10%Dunn's0.3775No0.34210.3768
Hexanal; 5% vs 10%Dunn's0.9178No0.35340.3768
Hexanal group
MS; all conc.Kruskal--Wallis0.0184Yes0.19330.25030.2566
MS; 1% vs 5%Dunn's0.0146Yes0.19330.2503
MS; 1% vs 10%Dunn's0.2718No0.19330.2566
MS; 5% vs 10%Dunn's0.5645No0.25030.2566
IAA; all conc.Kruskal--Wallis0.0433Yes0.33060.29730.3697
IAA; 1% vs 5%Dunn's0.8326No0.33060.2973
IAA; 1% vs 10%Dunn's0.2488No0.33060.3697
IAA; 5% vs 10%Dunn's0.0425Yes0.29730.3697
Hexanal; all conc.Kruskal--Wallis<0.0001Yes0.47180.52120.3778
Hexanal; 1% vs 5%Dunn's0.3105No0.47180.5212
Hexanal; 1% vs 10%Dunn's0.0137Yes0.47180.3778
Hexanal; 5% vs 10%Dunn's<0.0001Yes0.52120.3778
  • Statistical test results of excitatory response amplitudes of cells from control, mint-, and hexanal-exposed groups in response to odorants at 1%, 5%, and 10% concentration. Data shown in Figure 4.