Table 1: Metabolic activity of the selected brain regions in the studied groups.

PHHATAA

Prefrontal cortex
 PL18.364 ± 0.460a,b26.781 ± 1.03222.591 ± 0.379a
 IL18.470 ± 0.504a26.988 ± 0.91619.432 ± 0.401a
Ventral Striatum
 AcC21.362 ± 0.395a,b31.812 ± 1.03225.552 ± 0.498a
 AcS22.210 ± 0.748a,b36.940 ± 1.22732.409 ± 0.715a
Thalamic nuclei
 ADT30.525 ± 0.736a,b50.930 ± 2.02440.025 ± 1.302a
 AVT24.717 ± 0.525a31.753 ± 1.41227.631 ± 1.120a
 MDT19.307 ± 0.879a27.361 ± 0.80918.242 ± 0.921a
Hippocampus
 DG 23.413 ± 0.500a,b39.550 ± 1.7532.663 ± 1.739a
 CA316.318 ± 0.488a,b22.633 ± 0.76312.592 ± 0.568a
 CA118.128 ± 0.707a24.820 ± 0.91518.250 ± 0.915a
Mammillary nuclei
 mMM22.949 ± 1.15123.490 ± 1.33623.769 ± 1.479
 lMM17.643 ± 0.95016.792 ± 0.63315.777 ± 0.597
 LM25.923 ± 1.11326.624 ± 1.24626.665 ± 0.489

Values are mean ± SEM.
PH: portal hypertension, HA: hyperammonemia, TAA: thioacetamide.
a statistically significant value in relation to HA.
b statistically significant value in relation to TAA.