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Fig. 4 | BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Fig. 4

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

Fig. 4

Representative histological cross section of the aorta 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 and b Aorta tissue samples were excised, fixed in 4 % formaldehyde, embedded in paraffin and then sectioned. Immunohistochemistry of sections stained for iNOS (A, magnification × 200; B, ×400). c Protein levels of iNOS were determined by western blot analysis

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