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Research Article

Effects of Electroacupuncture of Different Frequencies on the Release Profile of Endogenous Opioid Peptides in the Central Nerve System of Goats

Table 2

β-EP immunoactivities induced by different frequencies in the CNS (mean ± SD, ).

Nuclei
and areas
Sham control0 Hz2 Hz40 Hz60 Hz100 HzCorrelation coefficients

ACB10.57 ± 1.48d9.25 ± 0.44d12.21 ± 2.00c21.01 ± 1.80b27.61 ± 1.91a18.70 ± 1.21b0.891**
CAU20.90 ± 1.99c20.84 ±3.87c24.05 ± 2.99bc36.60 ± 2.17a36.99 ± 2.28a26.81 ± 2.41b0.835**
SA21.04 ± 2.03d20.65 ± 3.58d29.58 ± 2.66c42.08 ± 4.24b49.52 ± 3.02a31.25 ± 3.21c0.893**
AMY18.46 ± 2.45d18.21 ± 3.33d32.95 ± 4.16c53.15 ± 2.74ab54.59 ± 3.09a48.86 ± 3.66b0.840**
SON29.31 ± 1.52c28.88 ± 2.37c38.18 ± 5.30b53.13 ± 2.60a52.68 ± 2.10a51.25 ± 1.87a0.783**
ARC33.45 ± 2.11a33.42 ± 2.34a35.13 ± 2.02a26.83 ± 1.13bc23.76 ± 2.74c28.83 ± 2.63b0.795**
VMH19.81 ± 2.10e18.86 ± 1.79e34.41 ± 2.82d56.30 ± 3.77b61.17 ± 2.35a47.94 ± 1.66c0.897**
HB17.57 ± 2.42c16.12 ± 1.63c18.44 ± 1.49c22.59 ± 2.05b26.37 ± 1.20a27.46 ± 1.30a0.647**
PAG8.40 ± 0.96d8.22 ± 1.23d19.04 ± 1.74c28.82 ± 3.82b33.70 ± 3.36a30.18 ± 3.55ab0.871**
DR18.63 ± 1.83d17.82 ± 2.34d29.07 ± 1.94c34.06 ± 3.09ab38.43 ± 3.45a31.10 ± 3.09bc0.808**
LC14.90 ± 2.21d13.72 ± 2.95d21.01 ± 2.37c30.13 ± 2.66b35.14 ± 2.42a30.35 ± 1.80b0.855**
PBN7.65 ± 1.19b7.54 ± 1.44b8.69 ± 0.99b14.07 ± 2.85a14.92 ± 1.96a7.99 ± 1.15b0.790**
NRM17.37 ± 2.20c16.52 ± 2.23c17.93 ± 1.21c23.50 ± 1.65b30.25 ± 2.91a24.89 ± 1.76b0.779**
SOL11.50 ± 1.02e11.35 ± 0.88e23.41 ± 2.46d33.83 ± 3.64c49.46 ± 1.42a43.59 ± 2.17b0.928**
SCD7.25 ± 1.13d6.80 ± 0.26d10.91 ± 1.00c14.42 ± 1.18b17.72 ± 1.03a10.30 ± 1.26c0.795**

ACB: nucleus accumbens, SA: septal area, CAU: caudate nucleus, AMY: amygdala, SON: supraoptic nucleus, ARC: arcuate nucleus, LC: locus ceruleus, PAG: periaqueductal gray, DR: dorsal raphe nucleus, PBN: parabrachial nucleus, HB: habenular nucleus, NRM: nucleus raphe, SOL: solitary nucleus, VMH: ventromedial nucleus of hypothalamus magnus, SCD: spinal cord dorsal horn.

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