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Table 1 Body weight, food/fluid intake, and locomotor activity in the open field of wild-type (WT, n = 7), Tg (n = 6) and Tg + MgT (n = 6) mice and the velocity in the water maze task of WT, Tg and Tg + MgT mice at age of 7 months (n = 9, 13, 9; respectively) and 15 months (n = 9, 7, 6; respectively)

From: Elevation of brain magnesium prevents synaptic loss and reverses cognitive deficits in Alzheimer’s disease mouse model

Group of mice Body weight (g) Food intake (g/day) Fluid intake(ml/day) Locomotor activity in the open field Velocity in the water maze (cm/s)
Velocity (cm/s) Distance travelled (cm) 7 months old 15 months old
WT 42.84 ± 3.92 4.08 ± 0.61 7.16 ± 0.26 5.72 ± 0.75 3403.99 ± 443.13 11.2 ± 1.1 12.9 ± 2.6
Tg 40.87 ± 10.80 3.41 ± 1.48 6.83 ± 0.71 4.34 ± 0.48 2573.52 ± 286.99 9.9 ± 1.1 11.1 ± 1.9
Tg + MgT 39.73 ± 3.57 3.69 ± 0.74 6.25 ± 1.00 5.03 ± 0.32 2954.00 ± 159.68 10.8 ± 1.5 11.8 ± 2.4
  1. On way ANOVA revealed no significant differences among the three groups of mice. Data presented as mean ± SD.