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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Fig. 3 | Clinical Phytoscience

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From: Rhamnus alaternus aqueous extract enhances the capacity of system redox defence and protects hepatocytes against aluminum chloride toxicity in rats

Fig. 3

Photomicrograph of H&E sections of liver of control and AE treated rats showing normal hepatic cells with well-defined nuclei and cytoplasm (Hc), normal hepatic vein(double arrow) (a, b). Section of Aluminum treated rat liver showing severe degenerative alterations with a necrotic anuclear hepatocytes (yellow arrows), infiltration of lymphocyte and Kupffer cells (black arrows), congestion and presence of necrotic area (*) (c, d, e). Section of Aluminum-AE treated rat liver showing a clear improvement compared to the control and AE groups (f) with a reorganization of hepatocytes structure (Hc) (H&E staining, magnification 150X and 300X, scale bar = 50 μm

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