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Table 1 Statistical differences in mRNA expression of AR, ERα and ARO in the brain of female Damaraland mole-rats

From: Breeding status and social environment differentially affect the expression of sex steroid receptor and aromatase mRNA in the brain of female Damaraland mole-rats

Brain area Gene
  AR ERα ARO
AVPV F2,21 = 0.31, p = 0.73 F2,19 = 6.01, p = 0.01a, b F2,21 = 5.89, p = 0.009c
MPOA F2,21 = 4.79, p = 0.02a, b F2,19 = 1.48, p = 0.25 F2,21 = 0.53, p = 0.60
VMHvl F2,21 = 4.74, p = 0.02a F2,19 = 1.57, p = 0.23 F2,21 = 1.53, p = 0.24
ARC F2,21 = 3.96, p = 0.04a F2,19 = 1.19, p = 0.33 F2,21 = 0.34, p = 0.72
BSTp F2,21 = 10.15, p = 0.001a, b F2,19 = 3.19, p = 0.06 F2,21 = 1.29, p = 0.30
MeA F2,21 = 4.77, p = 0.02a, b F2,19 = 4.61, p = 0.02a F2,21 = 0.46, p = 0.64
  1. aBreeder > Non-breeder.
  2. bBreeder > removed Non-breeder.
  3. cNon-breeder > Breeder.
  4. Significant results are highlighted in bold.