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Fig. 3 | BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Fig. 3

From: Protective activity ethanol extract of the fruits of Illicium verum against atherogenesis in apolipoprotein E knockout mice

Fig. 3

Illicium v. reduces atherosclerotic lesions in high-fat diet-fed ApoE−/− mice. The ApoE−/− mice were fed high-fat diet (HFD) with or without Illicium v. (100 or 200 mg/kg) for 12 week. a Photographs of Oil red O staining in the aorta, showing atherosclerotic lesions from each experimental group. b Quantification of Oil red O-stained atherosclerotic lesion areas from each group. All data represent mean values ± SEM. ***P < 0.001 versus control; ##P < 0.01 versus HFD

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