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From: Advanced Glycation Endproducts Promote Adhesion Molecule (VCAM-1, ICAM-1) Expression and Atheroma Formation in Normal Rabbits

Fig. 2

Light microscopy micrographs showing eosin/hematoxylin (a–d) and oil-red-O (e–h) staining of aortic sections from euglycemic rabbits treated with AGE-modified rabbit serum albumin (AGE-RSA) or saline with varying diet.

Treatments of rabbits were as follows: (a,e) AGE-RSA, 16 mg/kg/d i.v. × 4 months; (b,f) normal saline, 0.5 ml/day, i.v. × 4 months; (c,g) AGE-RSA, 16 mg/Kg/d i.v. × 4 months plus 2% cholesterol-rich diet (CRD) × 2 weeks (AGE + CRD); (d,h) CRD alone × 2 weeks. (H&E; 200×.)

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