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Table 2 Discriminant analysis summary to indicate the morphological variables that most contribute to cluster formation of types I and II astrocytes from the molecular layer of dentate gyrus of each experimental group

From: Age, environment, object recognition and morphological diversity of GFAP-immunolabeled astrocytes

  Wilks’ Partial F-remove p level Toler. 1-Toler.
Molecular layer
Y EE
 Complexity 0.449649 0.574029 53.429 0.0000000003 0.809881 0.19012
 Convex hull volume (µm3) 0.337713 0.764293 22.205 0.0000116304 0.826130 0.17387
Y SE
 Convex hull volume (µm3) 0.550693 0.4469105 84.15575 0.00000000000016 0.952663 0.04734
A EE
 Complexity 0.9949113 0.2732307 194.1735 2.946224E−22 0.9189208 0.08108
  1. Because astrocytes from the molecular layer of aged mice from standard environment (A SE) were morphologically quite homogeneous (very short Euclidian distances), data is not included here
  2. Y EE young mice from enriched environment; Y SE young mice from standard environment; A EE aged mice from enriched environment