Table 3

Body weight and sucrose intake of maternal rats during CUS

Target

Groups

n

W0

W1

W2

W3


Body weight (g)

Control

8

237.3 ± 3.9

245 ± 2.7

252.3 ± 5.3

258.6 ± 5.8


(234~240.5)

(242.8~247.2)

(247.9~256.6)

(253.8~263.5)


CUS

12

237.6 ± 5.9

242.1 ± 7.4

245.8 ± 7**

249.5 ± 7.6**


(233.9~241.3)

(237.4~246.8)

(241.3~250.2)

(244.7~254.3)


Sucrose intake (g)

Control

8

10.09 ± 1.05

10.5 ± 0.85

11.33 ± 1.53

12.1 ± 1.36


(9.21~10.97)

(9.79~11.21)

(10.05~12.61)

(10.96~13.23)


CUS

12

10.16 ± 0.97

10.4 ± 1.28

10.67 ± 1.66*

10.85 ± 1.8**


(9.54~10.78)

(9.59~11.21)

(9.61~11.73)

(9.71~11.99)


Data are mean ± S.D. from week 0 to week 3. Data in bracket are 95% confidence intervals for each relevant statistic. *, **:P < 0.05, P < 0.01 compared with control by the same week

Huang et al. BMC Neuroscience 2012 13:22   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-13-22

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