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Table 4 Effect of chronic exposure to two types of gasoline vapour on the content of monoamines (μg/g) in the cerebellum of male rats

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

  Parameter
GROUP Norepinephrine Dopamine Serotonin
Control 0.376 ± 0.07 1.45 ± 0.12 0.80 ± 0.115
Leaded gasoline 0.47 ± 0.086 a* 1.71 ± 0.14 a* 0.60 ± 0.043 a**
Unleaded gasoline 0.41 ± 0.036 1.35 ± 0.24 b** 0.385 ± 0.057 a*** b**
  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; ** P 0.01; *** P < 0.001.)
  5. The number of animals in each experimental group was 6.