Table. 1.

Mean entropy of NST taste neurons as a function of EtOH-responsiveness and best stimulus

Variable EtOH-responsive EtOH-non-responsive
No. of
neurons
Value No. of neurons Value
Sb 33 0.64 ± 0.04 3 0.12 ± 0.08
Nb 18 0.75 ± 0.05 16 0.57 ± 0.07
Cb 3 0.86 ± 0.04 15 0.74 ± 0.04
Qb 6 0.87 ± 0.02 19 0.70 ± 0.03
Total 60 0.71 ± 0.03 53 0.64 ± 0.03

Values are presented as mean ± SE. NST, nucleus of the solitary tract; EtOH, ethanol; Sb, sucrose-best; Nb, NaCl-best; Cb, citric acid-best; Qb, quinine hydrochloride-best.

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