International Journal of Endocrinology / 2013 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

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

Table 6

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

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

AEA
NAGly

PEA 1.0E − 12   1.6E − 13
SEA 1.2E − 11   1.4E − 12
OEA 1.5E − 11   2.3E − 12
DHEA 4.4E − 12   6.1E − 13

2-AG 4.1E − 10   2.8E − 11

PGE2 2.4E − 10   2.5E − 11
PGF2α 1.8E − 10   1.3E − 11

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

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

AEA E E
NAGly

PEA E E
SEA
OEA E E
DHEA E E

2-AG E E

PGE2 2.4E − 10   2.5E − 11
PGF2α 1.8E − 10   1.3E − 11

(c) Comparisons of standard mating to paced mating

Striatum: standard versus paced mating
Standard matedPaced mated

AEA E E
NAGly 9.6E − 11   1.3E − 11

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

2-AG E E

PGE2 E E
PGF2α E E

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. .