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From: Antidiabetic, renal/hepatic/pancreas/cardiac protective and antioxidant potential of methanol/dichloromethane extract of Albizzia Lebbeck Benth. stem bark (ALEx) on streptozotocin induced diabetic rats

Figure 11

Effect of Albizia Lebbeck Benth. stem bark extract (ALEx) on histological profile of liver in normal, STZ-induced diabetic untreated and STZ-induced diabetic treated wistar rats (Original magnification 40×, DXIT 1200 , Nikon, Japan). (i) NLALx: Heamatoxylin and eosin (H/E) stained sections of liver of normal control rats showing normal portal triad along with normal hepatocytes with central vein (yellow arrows). (ii) STZL: Liver section of rats received streptozotocin depicting destructed portal trial, disarranged hepatocytes and central vein (yellow arrows).(iii) ALEx100: Section of liver supplemented with 100 mg/kg body wt. of ALEx portaying improvement in structure of portal triad (yellow arrows). (iv)ALEx200: Liver section of rats received 200 mg/kg body wt. of ALEx showing arranged hepatocytes (yellow arrows). (v) ALEx300: Section of liver or diabetic rats treated with 300 mg/kg body wt. of ALEx depicting arranged central vein (yellow arrows). (vi) ALEx400: Liver of diabetic rat showing normal portal traid, central vein and hepatocytes (yellow arrows). (vii) LGLB: Liver section of rat administered with Glibenclamide showing normal microvasculature along with normal hepatocytes (yellow arrows).

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