BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

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

Table 4

Number of crossing, activity time, and resting time in myristic acid treated rats in locomotor activity test.

TreatmentCrossing ()Activity time (s)Resting time (s)

Vehicle51.30 ± 7.78108.98 ± 7.78191.02 ± 7.76
Myristic acid
 10 μg/rat68.50 ± 8.79147.38 ± 7.70*152.64 ± 7.67*
 30 μg/rat29.80 ± 5.03*93.36 ± 8.44206.62 ± 8.40
 60 μg/rat29.30 ± 5.45*79.68 ± 8.93*214.78 ± 8.65

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.