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Table 1 Open field test and sucrose consumption test results after 4 weeks of chronic unpredictable mild stress (CUMS)

From: HSP70 overexpression may play a protective role in the mouse embryos stimulated by CUMS

  Control group Stressed group P value
No. of mice 50 150  
Body weight (g) 33.9 ± 5.1 29.5 ± 4.7 <0.05
Time spent in center (s) 4 ± 1 10 ± 4 <0.05
Distance moved (no. of cross lattices) 166 ± 38 81 ± 21 <0.05
Rearing count 39 ± 9 12 ± 4 <0.05
Grooming count 3 ± 1 4 ± 1 NS
Defecation (no. of fecal boli) 2 ± 1 4 ± 2 <0.05
Sucrose consumption (g) 4 ± 1 2 ± 1 <0.05
  1. Data are shown as the mean ± SD and were analyzed using Student’s t tests. NS not significant