Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2017 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Antidepressant-Like Effect of Selected Egyptian Cultivars of Flaxseed Oil on a Rodent Model of Postpartum Depression

Table 4

Effect of different treatments on brain monoamine oxidase (MAO-A), serum corticosterone (CORT), and proinflammatory cytokines.

GroupsMAO-A (nmol/mg protein)CORT (ng/ml)TNF-α (pg/ml)IL-1β (pg/ml)IL-6 (pg/ml)

Sham43.2 ± 1.6242.5 ± 0.9525.6 ± 0.9939.4 ± 0.8217.2 ± 0.90
PPD63.5 ± 1.7381.4 ± 1.9051.2 ± 1.1376.7 ± 1.2267.6 ± 2.79
PPD + G947.3 ± 1.7055.9 ± 1.7029.6 ± 0.7650.4 ± 1.2732.7 ± 1.98
PPD + G1054.7 ± 2.2358.0 ± 1.8831.4 ± 0.9850.8 ± 1.3535.4 ± 1.51
PPD + FLX50.8 ± 1.8754.7 ± 0.9829.0 ± 0.9747.7 ± 1.4027.7 ± 1.44

Each value represents the mean of 8 rats ± SE. In the same column, the different letters indicate a significant difference between groups using one-way ANOVA by using SPSS software (version 22) followed by Duncan’s multiple-comparison test at .

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