Mediators of Inflammation / 2019 / Article / Fig 4

Research Article

Systemic Inflammation Impairs Mood Function by Disrupting the Resting-State Functional Network in a Rat Animal Model Induced by Lipopolysaccharide Challenge

Figure 4

LPS challenge altered the functional connectivity between the right caudate putamen and left caudate putamen. (a) The group difference distribution map of the FC when the seed was set at the RCPu (, corrected by family-wise error rate). Significantly increased FC are highlighted in the red-yellow heat bar scales. The RCPu seed showed increased functional connectivity with the left CPu compared with the control group. (b) The bar graph shows the mean FC values of LCPu with the significant between-group difference extracted from the LPS and control groups. FC: functional connectivity; RCPu: right caudate putamen; LCPu: left caudate putamen. vs. control group.

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