Table 6

Serum COR and CRH levels of maternal rats and foetuses

Groups

n

COR (ng/ml)

CRH (pg/ml)


Maternal rats of control

8

139.5 ± 11.9

2.69 ± 0.19


(129.5~149.5)

(2.53~2.85)


Maternal rats of CUS

12

202.5 ± 12.2**

3.63 ± 0.26**


(194.7~210.3)

(3.46~3.80)


Female foetuses of control

47

174.2 ± 17.8

2.95 ± 0.51


(169.0~179.4)

(2.80~3.10)


Female foetuses of CUS

43

220.3 ± 15.6**

3.76 ± 0.42**


(215.5~225.1)

(3.63~3.89)


Male foetuses of control

40

158.8 ± 14.4

2.69 ± 0.40


(154.2~163.4)

(2.56~2.82)


Male foetuses of CUS

49

191 ± 13.8**

3.6 ± 0.41**


(187.0~195.0)

(3.48~3.72)


Data are mean ± S.D. Data in bracket are 95% confidence intervals for each relevant statistic. **: P < 0.01 compared with control and the data of foetuses compared with control by the same sex

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

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