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Figure 2: Comparison of visceromotor responses (VMR spikes) to colorectal distension (CRD) between (i) animals treated 1 week with vehicle (intraperitoneal; ip) and vehicle (intracisternal; ic) given 1 hour before CRD; 𝑛 = 7 , (ii) animals treated 1 week with vehicle (ip) and dihydrokainate (DHK 0.3 mM, ic; 𝑛 = 6 (a) and DHK 3 mM, ic; 𝑛 = 6 (b), given 1 hour before CRD; 𝑛 = 7 , (iii) animals treated 1 week with ceftriaxone (CTX 200 mg/kg, ip) and vehicle (ic) given 1 hour before CRD, and (iv) animals treated 1 week with (CTX 200 mg/kg, ip) and (DHK 0.3 mM, ic; 𝑛 = 6 (a) and DHK 3 mM, ic; 𝑛 = 4 (b), given 1 hour before CRD. Data from the 1-week vehicle/ic vehicle group and 1-week CTX/ic vehicle group are from the same animals in (a) and (b). 𝑃 < 0 . 0 5 compared to the 1-week Veh + ic Veh group. Intracisternal DHK was ineffective to reverse the attenuated visceromotor response caused by 1-week CTX treatment.