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27 May 2021: Animal Study

Acupuncture Can Play an Antidepressant Role by Regulating the Intestinal Microbes and Neurotransmitters in a Rat Model of Depression

Peng Li 1E* , Wenya Huang 1E* , Yi-ning Yan 2B , Wenjing Cheng 1C , Siyu Liu 3C , Yang Huang 1C , Wenjie Chen 1C , Yi-ping Chen 4D , Yuxun Gao 1D , Weicheng Lu 1B , Yijing Xu 1B , Xianjun Meng 1AG*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.929027

Med Sci Monit 2021; 27:e929027

Figure 3 Statistical graph of 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) and dopamine (DA) content in rat serum and hippocampus samples. (A) 5-HT content in hippocampus. (B) 5-HT content in serum. (C) DA content in hippocampus. (D) DA content in serum. Compared with the control (Con) group, * P<0.05, ** P<0.01, *** P<0.001; compared with the chronic unpredictable mild stress (CUMS) group, # P<0.05, ## P<0.01, ### P<0.001. Data represent mean±standard error of the mean. AP – acupuncture; Fx – fluoxetine.

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