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Table 2 Regional glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase activity (μg pyruvate produced / hr / mg tissue) in rat brain.

From: Response of regional brain glutamate transaminases of rat to aluminum in protein malnutrition

Brain regions Groups of animals Statistical calculation (F)
  Normal protein Low protein ANOVA Single factor ANOVA Two factors (with replication)
  Control Aluminum exposed Control Aluminum exposed   
Cerebrum 8.42 ± 0.37 8.38 ± 0.35 7.69 ± 0.25 8.44 ± 0.25* 9.03 # Protein : 1.14 Aluminum : 1.31 Interaction : 1.62
Thalamic area 8.48 ± 0.16 7.64 ± 0.28 7.39 ± 0.32 8.71 ± 0.52 3.41 # Protein : 0.00 Aluminum : 0.49 Interaction : 9.75 #
Midbrain-hippocampal region 8.50 ± 0.18 7.52 ± 0.31 7.25 ± 0.27 8.76 ± 0.20* 9.03 # Protein : 0.00 Aluminum : 1.15 Interaction : 25.95 #
Cerebellum 8.08 ± 0.25 8.21 ± 0.21 7.67 ± 0.23 8.71 ± 0.28 3.12# Protein : 0.04 Aluminum : 5.86# Interaction : 3.46
  1. Data are means of six observations ± SEM. * indicates significant difference (p < 0.05) in comparison to respective control. # indicates calculated F is higher than the critical F (α = 0.05).