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Table 1 Effect of chronic exposure to two types of gasoline vapour on the content of monoamines (μg/g) in the cerebral cortex of male rats.

From: Impact of gasoline inhalation on some neurobehavioural characteristics of male rats

  Parameter
GROUP Norepinephrine Dopamine Serotonin
Control 0.496 ± 0.045 1.3 ± 0.11 0.46 ± 0.06
Leaded gasoline 0.488 ± 0.054 1.36 ± 0.35 0.47 ± 0.18
Unleaded gasoline 0.428 ± 0.062 a* 0.95 ± 0.06 a* b* 0.498 ± 0.053
  1. Values are expressed as means ± SD
  2. a: significantly different from the control group.
  3. b: significantly different from the leaded gasoline.
  4. Asterisks indicate the level of significance (* P < 0.05)
  5. The number of animals in each experimental group was 6.