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Research Article

Myristic Acid Produces Anxiolytic-Like Effects in Wistar Rats in the Elevated Plus Maze

Table 1

Number of open arm entries, percentage of open arm entries, and total number of entries into open and close arms in elevated plus maze.

TreatmentOpen arms entries ()Open arms entries (%)Total entries to arms ()

Vehicle4.10 ± 0.6930.08 ± 3.6012.80 ± 1.71
FAT-M 7.88 ± 0.92* 59.53 ± 6.25*13.55 ± 1.83
Linoleic acid2.00 ± 0.6119.14 ± 4.767.50 ± 1.55
Palmitoleic acid4.30 ± 1.4924.22 ± 5.6610.90 ± 2.27
Stearic acid3.10 ± 0.8821.83 ± 5.0311.50 ± 1.66
Myristic acid5.30 ± 1.0144.72 ± 2.2312.00 ± 2.25
Elaidic acid3.60 ± 0.7125.52 ± 4.6712.80 ± 1.20
Lauric acid5.10 ± 0.9735.96 ± 4.4013.10 ± 2.26
Oleic acid4.10 ± 0.7836.04 ± 4.3610.50 ± 0.92
Palmitic acid2.60 ± 0.6026.07 ± 4.878.30 ± 1.33
Diazepam9.70 ± 1.00*69.07 ± 4.95*14.30 ± 0.85

Values are expressed as mean ± standard error from each variable. versus vehicle group. FAT-M: fatty acid mixture group. One-way ANOVA; Dunnett post hoc test.