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Research Article

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

Table 3

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

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

Vehicle3.90 ± 0.5431.84 ± 2.9712.30 ± 1.43
Myristic acid
 10 μg/rat 6.90 ± 0.70*40.80 ± 4.0818.50 ± 0.84
 30 μg/rat5.40 ± 0.7640.87 ± 4.8513.90 ± 1.47
 60 μg/rat4.10 ± 0.9326.70 ± 3.6214.10 ± 2.66

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