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Table 2 Qualitative estimation of LacZ staining intensity in the different brain areas.

From: Knockout mice reveal a role for protein tyrosine phosphatase H1 in cognition

Brain Area Intensity of LacZ staining Brain Area Intensity of LacZ staining
Cerebral cortex + Dorsal Tenia Tecta ++
Retrosplenial cortex ++ Septohippocampal nu +
CA1 oriens layer +++ VPL +
CA1 radiatum layer +++ MDL ++
CA1 pyramidal cell layer + AV ++
CA2 oriens layer - VPM ++
CA2 radiatum layer - VL +
CA2 pyramidal layer + VM ++
CA3 oriens layer + Po ++
CA3 radiatum layer +/- LD +
CA3 pyramidal layer + Rt +
DG granular cell layer - DLG ++
DG molecular layer +++ VPPC ++
DG hilus - PF -
Fascicola cinereum ++ cerebellum +
Indisium griseum +   
  1. -: absent; +/-: faint; +: present; ++: intense; +++: very intense staining. Cornu Ammonis (CA), Dentate Gyrus (DG), mediodorsal lateral (MDL), anteroventral (AV), ventromedial (VM) ventral posteromedial (VPM), ventrolateral (VL), ventral posterolateral (VPL), laterodorsal (LD), posterior (Po) and reticular (Rt), ventral posteromedial parvicel (VPPC) thalamic nuclei, lateral geniculate nucleus (DLG), parafascicular thalamic nuclei (PF), nuclei (nu).