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Table 1 Changes in the blood glucose, cortisol and 5-HT levels of the mice in the different groups (mean ± SD)

From: Role of serotonin on the intestinal mucosal immune response to stress-induced diarrhea in weaning mice

Index Tissue Control Stress diarrhea PCPA + Stress diarrhea
Blood glucose (mmol/L) Plasma 9.61 ± 0.34a 10.74 ± 0.65b 10.08 ± 0.51ab
Cortisol (μg/g.prot) Plasma 1.91 ± 0.42a 2.80 ± 0.16b 2.55 ± 0.13b
5-HT (ng/g.prot) Plasma 4.48 ± 0.34b 7.28 ± 0.92 c 3.52 ± 0.29a
  Duodenum 21.93 ± 1.74a 29.25 ± 1.55b 23.43 ± 1.79a
Jejunum 48.07 ± 4.41a 73.47 ± 6.46c 57.05 ± 7.07b
Ileum 50.35 ± 7.17ab 78.40 ± 8.22c 54.56 ± 3.83b
Colon 74.25 ± 7.52b 94.75 ± 16.08c 49.11 ± 4.79a
  1. Note: Different letters in the same line indicate significant differences between the treatments (P < 0.05); the same letter in the same line of data means that there was no significant difference between the groups (P > 0.05)