International Journal of Endocrinology / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Brain Levels of Prostaglandins, Endocannabinoids, and Related Lipids Are Affected by Mating Strategies

Table 3

Brainstem analysis.
(a) Comparisons of home cage to each group

Brainstem: significance versus home cage control
Home cage Chamber exposedStandard matedPaced mated

AEA E E
NAGly E E

PEA E E
SEA E E E E
OEA E E
DHEA E E

2-AG 1.4E − 8     1.1E − 9 E E E E

PGE2 3.4E − 10   2.8E − 11 3.3E − 10   4.0E − 11
PGF2α

(b) Comparisons of chamber exposed to standard or paced mating

Brainstem: standard and paced mating versus chamber exposed
Chamber exposedStandard matedPaced mated

AEA E E
NAGly E E

PEA E E
SEA E E
OEA E E
DHEA E E

2-AG

PGE2
PGF2α

(c) Comparisons of standard mating to paced mating

Brainstem: standard versus paced mating
Standard matedPaced mated

AEA E E
NAGly

PEA
SEA
OEA
DHEA

2-AG E E

PGE2
PGF2α

Data are moles per gram tissue and are shown as means SE. Values in light face have no significant difference among the groups. Values denote a significant increase, whereas those in bold denote a significant decrease from the treatment group in the far left. .