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Table 2 Abdominal withdrawal reflex score in response to phasic ascending colorectal distention over time following exposure to single-prolonged stress

From: PKCγ receptor mediates visceral nociception and hyperalgesia following exposure to PTSD-like stress in the spinal cord of rats

Group 10 mm Hg 20 mm Hg 40 mm Hg 60 mm Hg
Control (n = 8) 1.099 ± 0.120 2.050 ± 0.109 2.586 ± 0.134 2.850 ± 0.132
Post-1 day (n = 7) 1.117 ± 0.159 2.029 ± 0.157 1.942 ± 0.149*& 1.986 ± 0.122*&
Post-6 days (n = 8) 1.170 ± 0.113 2.050 ± 0.109 3.125 ± 0.096*▲& 3.625 ± 0.206*▲&
Post-7 days (n = 10) 1.067 ± 0.072 2.090 ± 0.067 3.190 ± 0.057*▲& 3.860 ± 0.134*▲&
Post-9 days (n = 7) 1.043 ± 0.100 2.100 ± 0.079 3.186 ± 0.083*▲& 3.871 ± 0.161*▲&
Post-14 days (n = 8) 1.100 ± 0.101 2.050 ± 0.065 3.162 ± 0.065*▲& 3.650 ± 0.093*▲&
Post-21 days (n = 10) 1.109 ± 0.081 2.040 ± 0.056 3.170 ± 0.063*▲& 3.800 ± 0.089*▲&
Post-28 days ( n = 9) 1.078 ± 0.101 2.022 ± 0.061 3.222 ± 0.055*▲& 3.522 ± 0.072*▲&
Post-29 days (n = 9) 1.080 ± 0.085 2.000 ± 0.058 2.638 ± 0.091 2.800 ± 0.097
  1. All data are expressed as the mean ± S.E.M.
  2. * P < 0.001 compared with Control.
  3. P < 0.001 compared with post-1 day.
  4. & P < 0.001 compared with post-29 days.