TABLE 2

Levels of κ-OR mRNA (OD of κ-OR/β-actin) in the dissected MP/LM and SP/M sections from the intestine of mice with and without intestinal inflammation (saline)

Data are shown as mean values ± S.E.M. of four animals. Different letters (a and b) indicate statistical differences between groups (p < 0.05; Student-Newman-Keuls test). MP/LM: circular muscle layers, myenteric plexus, and longitudinal muscle; SP/M: submucosal plexus and mucosa.


Treatment

MP/LM

SP/M
Saline 0.250 ± 0.034a 0.500 ± 0.025b
Inflammation
0.345 ± 0.060a
0.595 ± 0.025b