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Table 3 Neuron number 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 11.48 ± 0.38a 13.60 ± 0.43b 13.95 ± 0.90b 13.13 ± 1.07b
CA3 8.43 ± 0.39a 8.54 ± 0.38a 8.32 ± 0.21a 10.11 ± 1.10a
  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.