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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Fig. 4 | Clinical Phytoscience

Fig. 4

From: Hepatoprotective and antioxidant activity of Ipomoea staphylina Linn

Fig. 4

Histopathological analysis of liver tissue of male Wistar rats administrated with CCl4 and treated with AIS. a Control group shown normal lobular architecture with clear central vein (X-40). b CCl4 administered group shown severe hepatocyte necrosis, fatty degeneration and vacuolation (X-40). c AIS treated group at 250 mg/kg shown mild improvement in chord arrangement but perinuclear vacuolation was visible (X-40). d AIS treated group at 500 mg/kg shown normal cellular architecture with distinct hepatic cells sinusoidal spaces (X-40). e Silymarin (positive drug) treated group exhibited almost normal histology (X-40); Hepatocytes (HC), Central vein (CV) and Cellular inflammation (IN)

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