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Table 5 Body weight and brain weight of foetuses

From: Pre-gestational stress reduces the ratio of 5-HIAA to 5-HT and the expression of 5-HT1A receptor and serotonin transporter in the brain of foetal rat

Groups n Body weight (g) Brain weight (mg)
Female foetuses of control 47 3.52 ± 0.10 166.3 ± 3.6
   (3.49~3.55) (165.2~167.4)
Female foetuses of CUS 43 3.48 ± 0.16* 165.6 ± 3.0
   (3.43~3.53) (164.7~166.5)
Male foetuses of control 40 3.67 ± 0.13 172.5 ± 2.6
   (3.63~3.71) (171.7~173.3)
Male foetuses of CUS 49 3.61 ± 0.08* 170.6 ± 2.2
   (3.59~3.63) (170.0~171.2)
  1. Data are mean ± S.D. Data in bracket are 95% confidence intervals for each relevant statistic. *: P < 0.05, compared with control by the same sex
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