Table 4

Western blot analysis of DAT, NET, and COMT in the left- and right-side mPFCs of the offspring rats
Groups Sex of offspring Position of mPFC N DAT NET COMT
Control Female Left 24 0.465 ± 0.0067 0.451 ± 0.0055 0.375 ± 0.0057
Right 24 0.458 ± 0.006 0.461 ± 0.0059 0.368 ± 0.0053
Control Male Left 24 0.468 ± 0.0059 0.459 ± 0.0065 0.394 ± 0.0058
Right 24 0.463 ± 0.0051 0.452 ± 0.0055 0.385 ± 0.0065
CUS Female Left 30 0.405 ± 0.0059* 0.351 ± 0.0051* 0.335 ± 0.0067*
Right 30 0.414 ± 0.0054* 0.320 ± 0.0045*#△ 0.205 ± 0.0039*#△
CUS Male Left 30 0.421 ± 0.0079* 0.410 ± 0.0046* 0.381 ± 0.0045
Right 30 0.418 ± 0.0066* 0.368 ± 0.006*# 0.315 ± 0.0038*#

Data are mean ± S.E. *:P < 0.01, compared with controls of the same sex and the same position. #:P < 0.01, compared with left-side mPEC of the same group and same sex.:P < 0.01, compared with male offspring rats of the same group and same position.

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Huang et al. BMC Neuroscience 2013 14:67   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-14-67

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