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Table 2 Neuron size (μm 2 ) in the hippocampus after 12 weeks of feeding trial (Mean ± SE)

From: Alterations in neuronal morphology and synaptophysin expression in the rat brain as a result of changes in dietary n-6: n-3 fatty acid ratios

  Group
Hippocampal CA neurons CTRL LMO MMO HMO
CA1 56.51 ± 2.42a 57.83 ± 2.01a 59.97 ± 2.69a 79.32 ± 3.83b
CA3 89.91 ± 3.09 85.56 ± 4.47 90.54 ± 4.25 99.66 ± 6.15
  1. a, b notations differ significantly within rows at P < 0.05.
  2. CTRL: control group, LMO: low menhaden oil, MMO: medium menhaden oil and HMO: high menhaden oil.