Skip to main content
Fig. 3 | Journal of Neuroinflammation

Fig. 3

From: Peripheral and central compensatory mechanisms for impaired vagus nerve function during peripheral immune activation

Fig. 3

Serotonin utilization index. CNT naive control, SH sham surgery, VG subdiaphragmatic vagotomy, NaCl single intraperitoneal vehicle injection, LPS single intraperitoneal LPS injection. Vagotomy significant reduced 5HIAA/5HT ratio in brainstem, amygdala, hypothalamus, and motor cortex. During inflammation this effect seems to be neutralized, especially in motor cortex. Details in text

Back to article page