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Research Article

The Role of Hippocampal Estradiol Receptor-α in a Perimenopausal Affective Disorders-Like Rat Model and Attenuating of Anxiety by Electroacupuncture

Table 1

Comparisons between mean and standard error of body and tissue to evaluate effect of electroacupuncture on perimenopausal affective disorders in rats.

GroupsBody weight (g, week 1)SubgroupsWeights (g, week 8)
BodyUterusOvaryAdrenal

INTControl
Estradiol
EA
OVXControlNDND
EstradiolNDND
EANDND
CUSControl
Estradiol
EA
OVX + CUSControlNDND
EstradiolNDND
EANDND

INT, intact; OVX, ovariectomy; CUS, chronic unpredictable stress; EA, electroacupuncture; ND, no data.
Significant difference with internal control ().
Significant difference with the similar subgroups in intact group ().
Significant difference between EA and estradiol treatments in each group ().

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