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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Fig. 2 | Clinical Phytoscience

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From: Aqueous extract of Dennettia tripetala ameliorates liver and kidney damage caused by multiple exposures to carbon tetrachloride

Fig. 2

Photomicrographs of liver sections from (a) Control rats showing normal liver histology: clear centrioles with well fenestrated sinusoidal space and distinct hepatocytes, (b) rats treated with 250 mg/kg b.w DT and CCl4 showing fatty accumulation although with clear centrioles and minimal hydropic degeneration, (c) rats treated with 500 mg/kg bw DT and CCl4 showing less fatty accumulation and less hydropic degeneration of the hepatocytes although the centriole appears congested with neutrophilic infiltrates around it, (d) rats treated with 1000 mg/kg bw DT and CCl4 showing mild fatty accumulation with congested centrioles amidst distinct hepatic nuclei, neutrophilic infiltrates are also present (e) rats treated with CCl4 only showing fatty accumulation (macrovesicular steatosis) and severe hydropic degeneration of the hepatocytes besides multifocal distortion in liver histology. The liver sections were stained with H/E and observed with a 40X objective. DT stands for Dennettia tripetala

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